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Conflict At Chicago Convention

Shots show confrontation between police and protesters in Chicago in 1968 outside Democratic convention. A flying cannister of tear gas leaves a vapor trail. Blue-helmeted police stand in formation before advancing. Activists throw rocks, sticks toward cops. Inside convention hall, Sen. Abraham Ribicoff taunts Mayor Richard Daley from podium for "Gestapo tactics." WS shows convention floor. CU shows angry Daley jeering at Ribicoff.

IdentifierCLIP-14310
Duration40 sec
GenreDocumentary
DateAugust 28 1968
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