1968: Week 35

Weekly timeline for 1968: A year of change and tumult August 26: Mayor Richard Daley opens the Democratic National Convention in Chicago. While the convention gets ready to nominate Hubert Humphrey for president, thousands of antiwar demonstrators take to Chicago’s streets to protest the Vietnam War. The city’s police attempt to enforce an 11 o’clock […]

1968: Weeks 31-34

Weekly timeline for 1968: A year of change and tumult Week 31: July 29-August 4: July 29: Pope Paul VI issues the encyclical Humanae Vitae, which reaffirms the Church’s opposition to abortion and to all contraception except the rhythm method. July 30: Saddam Hussein takes charge of internal security services in Iraq. July 31: Clint […]

You Must Remember This …

Some of our dreams began here: Warner Home Video has announced a December 2 release date for the impressive “Casablanca Ultimate Collector’s Edition,” available as a two-disc Blu-ray set or a three-disc DVD set, housed in a giftbox with a laser cut O-sleeve, 48-page photobook, 10 one-sheet reproduction cards, archival correspondence, exclusive passport holder and […]