Kent State – The Day America Killed Its Young – May 4, 1970 – . . . or click on the link here for Audio Player - NBC Nightly News - May 4, 1970 - Gordon Skene Sound Collection Many have said the events outside the 1968 Democratic Convention in Chicago started the shift in national opinion of the War in Vietnam. The events at Kent... #allisonkrause #associatedpress #barackobama
I'm betting the next episode of Mad Men will have the 1968 Democratic Convention as a subplot. Caption under this pic, "Inside the convention hall, delegates battled over the Vietnam War and the power of the party establishment. Outside, Chicago police prepared for a parallel battle with antiwar protesters who flooded the city."