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David Douglas Duncan

U.S. Political Conventions

Democratic National Convention, Chicago, August 24-29, 1968
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Night view of a line of heavily armed guardsmen, standing in the middle of a road outside of a large building.

Battle-geared, tear-gas loaded infantrymen of the Illinois National Guard stand guard in front of the Conrad Hilton Hotel, replacing the Chicago policemen who had rioted earlier. August 1968.