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1968 DNC riots

Jeers greet Chicago police officers as they attempt to disperse demonstrators outside the Conrad Hilton, Democratic Convention headquarters hotel Wednesday, August 29, 1968.

How the 1968 DNC changed the relationship between media and politics

The political and social upheavals of the late '60s came to a head at Chicago’s 1968 Democratic National Convention. As the city battles it out with New York City, Atlanta and Houston to host the 2024 convention, Reset explores how the 1968 convention became a watershed moment for American politics and media.

GUEST: Heather Hendershot, professor of film and media at Massachusetts Institute of Technology; author of When the News Broke: Chicago 1968 and the Polarizing of America

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