Budget Films

Stock Footage

Cops & Youths Battle In Chicago

Shots show police dragging young protesters on the ground during demonstrations tied to the Democratic convention their in 1968. Vivid footage shows bleeding protesters, clutching their heads. Red Cross workers lift the wounded into ambulances. Nighttime shots show helmeted cops with raised nightsticks. A cops pushes a protester. More cops make arrests, drag people along the ground.

IdentifierCLIP-14328
Duration42 sec
GenreDocumentary
DateAugust 28 1968
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