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The Chicago Seven

 

Photo credit: National Committee on Violence Photo

Conversation Details

President Johnson and Chicago mayor Richard J. “Dick” Daley conferred about the recent violence at the Democratic National Convention and debated media reports of police brutality. Daley encouraged Johnson and Attorney General W. Ramsey Clark to pursue federal charges against protest organizers for conspiracy to riot, which culminated in the trial of the Chicago Seven in 1969. 

 

Date:
September 7, 1968
Location:
Mansion
Conversation:
WH6809-02-13409-13410

Conversation Participants