50 Years Later, It Feels Familiar: How America Fractured in 1968Breaking News
It was freezing on New Year’s Eve in Manhattan.
A fresh layer of snow blanketed the ground on the night of Dec. 31, 1967, and revelers in Times Square and Central Park seemed to look to the future with some hope. “World Bids Adieu to a Violent Year” was the Jan. 1 headline in The New York Times.
But 1968 would be tumultuous, too.
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