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1968: Fifty Years Later

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Smoke rises near U.S. Capitol during a riot, 1968

The 1960s were one of the most tumultuous periods in American history. The year 1968 was one of the most transformative years for the country. Women's rights, civil rights, the Vietnam War, and high profile assasinations drew headlines at home and around the world.

We'll look at how one year represented a major turning point for American history.