Chaos: How One Chicago Cop Survived the Riots of 1968

1968 saw the assassination of Bobby Kennedy and Martin Luther King Jr. In Chicago 1968 was the year of The Democratic Convention. Officer Wayne Wiberg was there and he gives us the rare perspective of a policeman in the middle of a “police riot.”

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Photo by: Oscar Arriola

Riot in Washington Park

Keith Fort has done a lot of shows in Chicago, and he’s got about a million stories to tell.  This one is the best.


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“They were up on the stage in the middle of the show and they were angry.”