Papers, 1961-1968.

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Friedman, Martha O., 1927-. Papers, 1961-1968.

Papers, 1961-1968.

Newspapers, handouts, and other material from Democratic National Committee, various other sub-units of the Democratic Party, and other sources, relating to the 1968 Democratic National Convention in Chicago. Topics include press coverage; security; Richard J. Daley; internal planning; credentials; the party platform; candidates, including Lar Daly, Richard Hughes, Hubert Humphrey, Edward Kennedy, Eugene McCarthy, George McGovern, Edmund Muskie, and George Wallace; non-party groups at the convention; and the protests and demonstrations held in Chicago during the convention. Includes a 1968 pamphlet on the Socialist Labor Party, and reports and papers prepared by Republican Coordinating Committee.

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