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How Does The Political Anger Now Compare With The Anger Then?

When Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump said there might be riots if he’s denied the nomination at this summer’s GOP Convention, many people thought of the last time there actually were riots at a political convention.

It was 1968, and the Democratic Convention in Chicago was marred by violence between anti-Vietnam War protestors and the police. And it was all televised.

Here & Now’s Meghna Chakrabarti speaks with Tom Hayden, a founder of the Students For A Democratic Society about whether there are parallels between the anger then and the anger now.

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