Issue 1: Guard Dogs
During the 1968 Democratic National Convention held in Chicago,
thousands gathered to protest the war in Viet Nam, the nomination
of Hubert Humphrey, and the policies of the Johnson administration.
Chicago's police reacted violently to suppress the demonstrations,
arresting 668 people. Over 1000 were treated for injuries at the scene.
Mayor Richard M. Daley said in the city's defense, "The policeman is
not there to create disorder, the policeman is there to
Lem Bivage was just happy he could finally get off the wagon.