Tuesday, January 22, 2008

The Chicago Tribune's Campaign Against Martin Luther King Jr

To get a sense of what establishment Chicago thought of King during his sojourn in the city in 1966, I read through a bunch of Chicago Tribune unsigned editorials from the year. Taken together they're a remarkable historical record documenting the city's fear of the civil rights movement.

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***very interesting read. things haven't changed much have they?

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