- War: 500,000 troops in Vietnam, anti-draft riots, closing down campuses, peace with honor
- Race: MLK assassinated, urban riots, Black Panthers
- Politics: Democratic Party in disarray, “The whole world is watching,” Southern strategy, George Wallace, Richard Nixon
- Polarization: war, race, drugs, feminism, generational gap
I am blogging on the major events of 1968, starting with Vietnam and presidential politics.
Walter Cronkite Calls Vietnam a Stalemate
March 1968: The Political Hinge