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Democrats Weigh 1968 rights pledge

by Gene Roberts, The New York Times (1851 – 2008)

This article on the New York Times is fundamental because during the 1968 elections, the civil rights movement played a big role in the running for president. As shown in this document, the plan offered would bar delegations from south if Negroes were not included and promise to uphold federal civil rights laws, this sparks cultural conflict in the elections as committee leaders find it “ubnoxious” and “evidence of discrimination”

Ap Images. Credit Associated Press

Photo Taken During Democratic National Convention of 1968, in chicago Illinois.

This photo represents cultural conflict because delegates Delegates hold up signs referring to the VietnamWar, while the democratic party is selecting the presidential candidate for 1968 presidential election. This photo shows the delegates interest to stop the war, and can make an impact in the upcoming elections of 1968.

 

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