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Democratic National Convention (1968)

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  • 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......
  • Up with the NATO protesters! How they'd make their case in a short elevator ride

     
    Andy Thayer (Tribune photo by Scott Strazzante) The back and forth between city officials and protest organizers over next month's NATO summit in Chicago has been interesting: Who gets to march where and when? How close must demonstrators get to......
  • Let's go to the video -- Cameras everywhere subject police, protesters to further review

     
    There will be no pictures of you and Willie May Pushing that shopping cart down the block on the dead run, Or trying to slide that color television into a stolen ambulance … There will be no pictures of pigs......
  • Ed Holstein at his finest

     
    From this summer's concert at FitzGerald's in honor of Earl Pionke's -- the Earl of Old Town: Video description: One of the evening's major hits was Eddie Holstein, modestly self-proclaimed 1970s Folk Legend. Eddie teaches at Chicago's Old Town School.......
  • Reunion Planned For 1968 DNC Riot Police

    (WGN-AM)- The violent clashes between police and protesters during the 1968 Democratic National Convention aren't typically considered proud moments in Chicago history. But some members of the Fraternal Order of Police want to change that. On June 26,...
  • Fmr. Manhattan Borough Pres. Percy Sutton Dies

    Fmr. Manhattan Borough Pres. Percy Sutton Dies
    Percy Sutton, the pioneering civil rights attorney who represented Malcolm X before launching successful careers as a political power broker and media mogul, has died. He was 89. Marissa Shorenstein, a spokeswoman for Gov. David Paterson, confirmed...
  • 1968 DNC Protestors Speak Out Against Police Reunion

    1968 DNC Protestors Speak Out Against Police Reunion
    (WGN-AM)- A protester who helped organize the anti-war demonstrations during the 1968 Democratic National Convention spoke out Tuesday morning against the planned reunion Friday for the Chicago police officers who were at the riots. Don Rose, a former...
  • 'A Bomb in Every Issue' by Peter Richardson

    'A Bomb in Every Issue' by Peter Richardson
    Live fast, die young, leave a good-looking corpse. That's the stuff of myth, but Ramparts pulled it off. Published for just 13 years, the San Francisco magazine not only blew the cover off the biggest stories of its era, it also helped set the...
  • 10 things you might not know about double-talk

    10 things you might not know about double-talk
    The Decade of Double Talk has just ended. But maybe it's not the end of anything. Maybe we're simply in the midst of the Era of Euphemism. Or the Millennium of Mumbo Jumbo. In any case, here's a historical and contemporary look at how the enemies of...