1968: The Year That Changed America
Full Show Summary
A half century look back at a year marked by the assassinations of MLK and RFK, a contentious presidential election, escalating anti-Vietnam War sentiment and more.
Airing Today, : Season 1, Episode 4: Part Four: FallJust days after political demonstrations lead to the deaths of scores of students, the Summer Olympics open in Mexico City. Before an international audience, two American sprinters protest the national anthem from the medal stand. As the presidential campaign tightens, President Johnson calls a halt to the bombing of North Vietnam, a move calculated to help the surging Humphrey campaign. Richard Nixon attempts to sabotage the peace talks.
- Episode Guide
|Date Aired||1968: The Year That Changed America Episodes|
|Season 1, Episode 1: Part One: Winter|
|Season 1, Episode 2: Part Two: Spring|
|Season 1, Episode 3: Part Three: Summer|
|Season 1, Episode 4: Part Four: Fall|
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