From the archive: Riots at the 1968 Chicago DNC

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CHICAGO — This weekend marks 50 years since the riots outside the 1968 Chicago Democratic National Convention.

Ten thousand protesters, many of them against the Vietnam War, squared off against twice as many police and National Guardsmen.

An independent investigation would later call the beatings and injuries the result of a “police riot.”

WGN New’s John Hogan filed this following story the morning after violent clashes on the streets of Chicago.

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