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Democratic National Convention (1968)

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  • 10 things you might not know about Chicago protests

    10 things you might not know about Chicago protests
    Occupy Chicago protesters are writing another chapter in a long history of dissent in this city. Here are 10 demonstrated facts: 1 Chicago has never landed an Olympics, but in 1932 it hosted a "counter-Olympics." The event was organized by American...
  • 'Bad Moon Rising' baseball exhibit on display at Burbank Central Library

    Pits and pieces from the local sports scene. Library to display exhibition of baseball memorabilia: The Baseball Reliquary presents "Bad Moon Rising: Baseball and the Summer of '68," an exhibition chronicling the extraordinary baseball season of 1968,...
  • Baseball and unrest explored in exhibition at library

    Baseball and unrest explored in exhibition at library
    Terry Cannon grew up in Detroit rooting for his hometown Tigers. Cannon is the executive director of the Baseball Reliquary, a Pasadena-based nonprofit organization dedicated to fostering an appreciation of American art and culture through the context of...
  • NATO summit will give Chicago a global boost, poll finds

    NATO summit will give Chicago a global boost, poll finds
    Mayor Rahm Emanuel has touted the NATO summit as a way to showcase Chicago on an international stage, and much of the Chicago area agrees with that notion, a Tribune/WGN-TV poll shows. Nearly 6 out of 10 voters support hosting the conference and think...
  • Prosecutors: Undercover work showed 3 men planned to hit police, mayor's house, Obama HQ

    Prosecutors: Undercover work showed 3 men planned to hit police, mayor's house, Obama HQ
    Police surrounded the three men — now known as the NATO 3 — outside a Bridgeport drugstore last week and peppered them with questions as officers searched their car. The two sides traded barbs about the Occupy movement and the 1968 Democratic...
  • McCarthy gets high marks for handling of NATO security

    McCarthy gets high marks for handling of NATO security
    Chicago Police Supt. Garry McCarthy was on the front lines at several NATO protests this weekend. He was seen giving orders, directing traffic and he even assisted in an arrest. "We will facilitate your right to free speech but we`re not going to be...
  • Review: 'Cronkite' by Douglas Brinkley is occasionally critical

    Review: 'Cronkite' by Douglas Brinkley is occasionally critical
    -------------------- Cronkite Douglas Brinkley Harper: 820 pp., $34.99 -------------------- Walter Cronkite was not inclined to introspection, and historian Douglas Brinkley emulates his subject in this thorough biography of the news broadcaster who in...
  • Charles Osborne Fisher

    Charles Osborne Fisher
    Charles Osborne Fisher, a World War II veteran and prominent Carroll County attorney whose legal career spanned more than six decades, died Friday at his Westminster home from complications of a broken hip. He was 95. "Charles was a real gentleman and...
  • Here comes Ann Coulter with 'Demonic: How the Liberal Mob is Endangering America'

     
    Ann Coulter says that the civil rights movement gave mobs a halo. "The demon is a mob, and the mob is demonic," she writes....
  • PST, A to Z: ’46 N. Los Robles’ at Pacific Asia, ‘Proof’ at Norton Simon

     
    Pacific Standard Time will explore the origins of the Los Angeles art world through museum exhibitions throughout Southern California over the next six months. Times art reviewer Sharon Mizota has set the goal of seeing all of them. This is......
  • Activist Tom Hayden asks Gov. Jerry Brown to consider his dog (Video)

     
    Tom Hayden is trying to give Jerry Brown a guilt trip. The "Chicago Seven" activist who stormed the 1968 Democratic National Convention and later married Jane Fonda has asked the California governor to consider his own dog, Sutter, before repealing......