1968: The DNC

Folk singer Peter Yarrow remembers the 1968 Democratic National Convention

Peter Yarrow (Peter, Paul & Mary) wrote the 1968 campaign song for Eugene McCarthy. He sang it ... more

Bill Daley remembers the 1968 Democratic National Convention

"48 hours later, he's trashing him as some evil person." William Daley, son of former Chicago ... more

Journalist Abe Peck remembers the 1968 Democratic National Convention

"If you come to Chicago, be sure to wear some armor when you're here." Abe Peck, Yippie journalist ... more

CBS News producer Ron Bonn remembers the 1968 Democratic National Convention

"There seemed to be no rhyme or reason to what was going on." Ron Bonn was there to cover the ... more

Anti-war activist Rennie Davis remembers the 1968 Democratic National Convention

"This was a life or death moment for the demonstrators." Rennie Davis was there at the '68 DNC. ... more

Steve Zucker remembers the 1968 Democratic National Convention

"What you saw on television was nothing. You had to see the whole picture." Steve Zucker was ... more

Bill Kurtis remembers the 1968 Democratic National Convention

"It did look like the end of the world." Legendary broadcaster and Decades presenter Bill Kurtis ... more

Don Rose remembers the 1968 Democratic National Convention

"Tell them they can't get away with it again when the whole world is watching." Don Rose, press ... more

Chicago Police Officer John O'Shea remembers the 1968 Democratic National Convention

"What initiated confrontations between the police and the demonstrators was objects being thrown ... more

Newt Minow remembers the 1968 Democratic National Convention.

"I still to this day don't understand it… because Hubert himself, I think, was against the ... more

Anti-War Activist Marilyn Katz remembers the 1968 Democratic National Convention

"I think the kids were there because it was their moment." Marilyn Katz was there at the '68 ... more

Decades Presents 1968: The DNC documentary trailer

Fifty years ago, one event forever changed politics — the 1968 Democratic National Convention. ... more
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