The Daily Gallery
The Moratorium to End the War in Vietnam
Whether it's personal history or world history, we organize time with benchmarks -- moments or events that rise above the minutia and allow us to make some sense of the sequence of it all. On this day in 1969, a true benchmark of American history took place around the country: The Moratorium to End the War in Vietnam. From the archive, here's Magnum's coverage of the event in Washington, D.C.