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Taking a Stand

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The year 1968 had already been traumatic. In January, the Tet Offensive had awakened America to the hopelessness of Vietnam.  Martin Luther King, Jr. and Robert F. Kennedy were felled by assassins’ bullets during the spring.  The summer was racked by rioting and protests, Czechoslovakia’s futile revolt against the Soviet Union, and the chaos of the Democratic National Convention in… Read more »