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1968: 50 Years Later - Part 2: A Party Divided

Broadcast Sunday May 20th, 2018 at 4 p.m.

Part 2 of a special series from Ken Rudin's Political Junkie -- 1968: 50 Years Later. The Democratic National Convention gets underway in Chicago, but there is turmoil both inside the hall and outside. Anti-Vietnam War demonstrators and police clash violently in the streets. The Chicago Eight are charged with conspiracy and incitement to riot. Meanwhile, inside the hall, floor fights between establishment and anti-war delegates threaten to tear the party apart. Vice President Hubert Humphrey secures the nomination despite having not competed in any primaries.

From: Ken Rudin's Political Junkie

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