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David Douglas Duncan

U.S. Political Conventions

Democratic National Convention, Chicago, August 24-29, 1968
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Over thirty people stand and sit crowded around a television set, looking disappointed and dejected, the back of the TV is visible in the foreground.

Members of Eugene McCarthy's Youth Crusade dejectedly watch televised news coverage of the final ballot tally followed by the announcement that Hubert Humphrey is the Democratic party's Presidential candidate. Chicago, August 1968.