Wednesday, 30 May 2012

Random Cutting - Washington DC Riot 1968

5 days of race riots followed the April 4th 1968 assassination of Dr Martin Luther King. The riots occurred across the USA but Washington DC was especially hard hit.  22,000 soldiers and 34,000 National Guardsmen helped the Washington police and by the end of the action 12 people were dead and 6,100 people arrested. 

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