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1968

  1. 1. 1968THE YEAR IN REVIEW
  2. 2. The Tet Offensive January, 1968 The Viet Cong conduct surprise attacks against US troops all over South Vietnam
  3. 3. Public Opinions Continue to Change February, 1968 A South Vietnamese Officer executes a VC officer on video tape – shocking America.
  4. 4. The My-Lai Massacre March, 1968 American troops kill over 400 unarmed civilians
  5. 5. RFK Enters the Presidential Race March, 1968
  6. 6. LBJ Announces He Will Not Run March 31, 1968 Despite being able to run again, disapproval over the war makes LBJ decide to call it quits
  7. 7. MLK, Jr is Assassinated April, 1968
  8. 8. Students Take Over Columbia University April, 1968
  9. 9. RFK is Assassinated June,1968 RFK is killed by Sirhan Sirhan after winning the California Presidential Primary
  10. 10. Saddam Hussein becomes Vice Chairman in Iraq July, 1968 Seriously… he does
  11. 11. Republicans Pick Richard Nixon August, 1968 The Republican Convention nominates Nixon as their candidate for President.
  12. 12. Riots at the Democratic Convention August, 1968 Police beat protestors upset over the war.
  13. 13. Black Protest Reaches the World Olympics – October 1968
  14. 14. Richard Nixon is Elected President November, 1968

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