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Anti-abortion protester at the 1976 Democratic National Convention in NYC, by Leland Bobbe. (source)
ETA: Former AL governor George Wallace was a segregationist Democrat candidate who dropped out of the race early in the 1976 campaign, paving the way for the nomination of presidential winner Jimmy Carter.
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Arrest at CORE demonstration, New York City, 1964, by Bruce Davidson
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The 1961 “Beatnik Riot” in Washington Square Park, NYC (via npr.org)
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Anti-Vietnam War demonstration outside the United Nations Building, New York City, 4/15/1967
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Women’s Strike for Peace, Die-In Outside of ITT Building, New York City, April 12, 1972 (via swarthmore.edu)
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Martin Luther King, anti-Vietnam war protest, New York City, 1967 (via npr.org)
Photo with 32 notesTompkins Square Park arrests, Memorial Day 1967. Loren Bliss (photographer) writes:
Alas the incident has been disappeared down the Orwell hole: as I discovered when I returned to the City during the ’80s, the EVO extra has been carefully snipped from the New York City Public Library’s microfiche file – which means the censorship was official, imposed by a librarian acting on Ruling Class orders … this work survived only because I had the prints with me in my portfolio case.
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Tompkins Square Park, Memorial Day 1967 (source)
A group of young men and women – some of them professional musicians with a performance permit issued by the City of New York – were first illegally rousted, then attacked by NYPD riot cops for the “crime” of making music in Tompkins Square Park, on Manhattan’s Lower East Side.
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