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Educator Program

Chicago Legacies: The 1968 Democratic National Convention

Saturday, October 20

2018–19 marks the anniversaries of several notable events in Chicago and the nation’s past that continue to resonate today. Created for educators, the Chicago Legacies workshop series draws on the Museum’s collection and share strategies to spark investigations with students about citizenship and the rights of people in the US.

$25 per session or $60 for all three; 3 PD hours per session

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  • Saturday, March 23, 2019 – The 1919 Race Riots
  • Saturday, May 4, 2019 – Women’s Suffrage

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Protesters on the General Logan Memorial in Grant Park during the 1968 Democratic Convention, ICHi-076560
Military police jeeps in Chicago during the Democratic National Convention, August 1968. ICHi-062716
Aerial view of the crowd surrounding the Hilton Hotel during the Democratic National Convention in Chicago, August 1968. ICHi-040032
Protesters in Chicago during the Democratic National Convention, Chicago, August 1968. ICHi-062714

The Details



20 th

9:30 a.m.–12:30 p.m.



$ 25

Event Location

Chicago History Museum

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