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Crisis!: The 1968 Riots

The Crisis! series explores the disasters, social upheaval, and urban tragedies that have been defining moments for Chicago, answering questions such as: how did the city and residents respond; how have these events shaped the city; what are the legacies of these events; how do we remember them; and how do we distinguish between the myths and facts that surround the stories? 

In this installment of the series, Elizabeth Taylor, Editor at Chicago Tribune, discusses the 1968 Riots following the assassination of Dr. Martin Luther King.


Recorded Tuesday, November 14, 2006 at Chicago History Museum.

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