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Lectures in History: The Year 1968

Martin Luther King Jr. & Robert F. Kennedy

Martin Luther King Jr. & Robert F. Kennedy

Washington, DC
Saturday, August 3, 2013

American University professor Leonard Steinhorn discusses consequential events that happened in 1968, including the Tet Offensive in Vietnam and President Lyndon B. Johnson’s decision not to seek re-election. He also talks about the assassinations of Martin Luther King Jr. and Robert F. Kennedy, as well as the violent clashes between protesters and police at the Democratic National Convention in Chicago. This class took place at American University in Washington, DC.
 

Updated: Monday, August 5, 2013 at 10:56am (ET)

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