Mick Dumke

Bridges become barricades in Lori Lightfoot’s Chicago

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Protests and Blaming the Media. Sound Familiar? That Was During the ’68 Democratic National Convention.

Like so many others, Stan Skoko was outraged by what he’d seen of the 1968 Democratic National Convention in Chicago, where TV cameras captured images of officers beating protesters with nightsticks, kicking them and throwing them into police wagons as tear gas floated over Michigan Avenue.

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