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1968: Power, Protest and Politics

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Bruno Barbey Student demonstration protesting against the Vietnam War and the fact that the Japanese Government does not officially condemn the war. October 1968. Tokyo, Japan. © Bruno Barbey | Magnum Photos
Josef Koudelka Prague, Czechoslovakia. August 1968. © Josef Koudelka | Magnum Photos
Guy Le Querrec In front of the Sorbonne University, a day after a night of rioting. 5th arrondissement, Paris, France. Saturday, May 25th 1968. © Guy Le Querrec | Magnum Photos
Josef Koudelka CZECHOSLOVAKIA. Prague. August 1968. Invasion by Warsaw Pact troops. © Josef Koudelka | Magnum Photos
Josef Koudelka CZECHOSLOVAKIA. Prague. August 1968. Warsaw Pact troops invasion. © Josef Koudelka | Magnum Photos
Elliott Erwitt USA. Florida. Miami. 1968. Republican Convention. © Elliott Erwitt | Magnum Photos
Josef Koudelka CZECHOSLOVAKIA. Prague. August 1968. Warsaw Pact troops Invasion. Rude Pravo, official organ of the Communist Party. © Josef Koudelka | Magnum Photos
Josef Koudelka CZECHOSLOVAKIA. Prague. August 1968. Warsaw Pact troops invasion. © Josef Koudelka | Magnum Photos
Martine Franck FRANCE. Ile-de-France region. Paris. March in support of the President General DE GAULLE from the Place de la Concorde to the Arc de Triomphe. 30/05/68. © Martine Franck | Magnum Photos
Martine Franck FRANCE. Hauts-de-Seine. Boulogne-Billancourt. Citroën car factory. 1968. © Martine Franck | Magnum Photos
Henri Cartier-Bresson FRANCE. Paris. 5th arrondissement. The Sorbonne University under student occupation. May 1968. © Henri Cartier-Bresson | Magnum Photos
Bruno Barbey FRANCE. Paris. Night from 10 to 11 May, 1968. Demonstrators with molotov cocktail. Boulevard St. Michel. © Bruno Barbey | Magnum Photos
Bruno Barbey FRANCE. May 24th 1968. Rue Saint Michel / Rue de Lyon, near the Bastille. Barricade built out of movie posters. © Bruno Barbey | Magnum Photos
Burt Glinn USA. New Jersey. 1968. Trackside scene as Robert F. Kennedy funeral train passes on the way from New York to Washington. © Burt Glinn | Magnum Photos
Dennis Stock CALIFORNIA.Pacifist demonstrating at Santa Monica. "Waste more land" aludes to the name of the US Commander- in- Chief in Vietnam, General Westmoreland. © Dennis Stock | Magnum Photos
Rene Burri Martin Luther King speaking on TV. Washington D.C., U.S.A. 1968. © Rene Burri | Magnum Photos
Burt Glinn Street scene the morning after the assassination of Martin Luther King, leader of the civil rights movement. Washington D.C. USA. 1968. © Burt Glinn | Magnum Photos
Leonard Freed USA. New York City. 1968. Demonstration for the decriminalization of homosexuality. © Leonard Freed | Magnum Photos
Marc Riboud The former Imperial city of Hue, after the bombing by the Americans in May 1968. © Marc Riboud | Magnum Photos
David Hurn G.B.ENGLAND. Angry demonstrators tried to storm the American Embassy in Grosvenor Square. The rally was against US military involvement in Vietnam. Three hundred arrests were made and 90 police wer (...)
Constantine Manos Poor Peoples March. Washington DC. USA. 1968. © Constantine Manos | Magnum Photos
David Hurn G.B.ENGLAND. Angry demonstrators tried to storm the American Embassy in Grosvenor Square. The rally was against US military involvement in Vietnam. Three hundred arrests were made and 90 police wer (...)
David Hurn Anti-Vietnam War Riots in London. England. G.B. 1968. © David Hurn | Magnum Photos
Philip Jones Griffiths VIETNAM. The battle for Saigon. U.S. policy in Vietnam was based on the premise that peasants driven into the towns and cities by the carpet-bombing of the countryside would be safe. Furthermore, (...)
A. Abbas MEXICO. Mexico City. 1968. Students carry a large banner of Cuban revolutionary CHE GUEVARA during a demo against the government. © A. Abbas | Magnum Photos
Raymond Depardon MEXICO. Mexico City. Olympic games. Tank on the Plaza de las Tres Culturas after the bloody repression of student demonstrations. 1968. © Raymond Depardon | Magnum Photos
Guy Le Querrec Students and workers demonstrating from Place de la Republique to Place Denfert-Rochereau (14th). Paris Riots. Rue Beaubourg, 3th arrondissement, Paris, France. Monday, May 13th 1968. © Guy Le Querrec | Magnum Photos
Bruno Barbey FRANCE. Paris. Champs Elysees. During the pro-gaullist demonstration, a girl is seen holding the last edition of the newspaper France-Soir. The headlines in bold letters read : "I stay". "I keep Po (...)
Burt Glinn Outside the Democratic Convention. Dick Gregory, American actor who gave up his televisual career to become a political activist. © Burt Glinn | Magnum Photos
Bruno Barbey FRANCE. Paris. 6th arrondissement. Boulevard Saint Germain, on the corner with Rue du Four. May 6th 1968. © Bruno Barbey | Magnum Photos
Bruno Barbey FRANCE. Paris. 11th arrondissement. Worker and student demonstration from Republique to Denfert-Rochereau. (about 1000000 demonstrators) May 13th, 1968. © Bruno Barbey | Magnum Photos
Raymond Depardon USA. Illinois. Chicago. Anti-war protestors confront Federal troops in Grant park. 1968. © Raymond Depardon | Magnum Photos
Ferdinando Scianna ITALY. Milan. Communist demonstration. 1968. © Ferdinando Scianna | Magnum Photos
Hiroshi Hamaya JAPAN. Tokyo. Students demonstrating at the campus of Tokyo University. January 18th 1969. © Hiroshi Hamaya | Magnum Photos
A. Abbas MEXICO. Mexico City. 1968. A large banner says "Mothers Back up their Children" during a demo against the government. © A. Abbas | Magnum Photos
Constantine Manos Rev. Ralph Abernathy, leader of the Poor People's Campaign, addresses a group of protesting squatters, citizens of "Resurrection City." Washington, D.C. USA. 1968. © Constantine Manos | Magnum Photos
Bruno Barbey FRANCE. Paris. May 6th 1968. 6th arrondissement. Boulevard Saint Germain. Students hurling projectiles against the police. © Bruno Barbey | Magnum Photos
Thomas Hoepker WEST GERMANY. 1968. Rudi DUTSCHKE, leader of the SDS (League of German Socialist Students), speaks during a meeting. © Thomas Hoepker | Magnum Photos
Raymond Depardon Democratic convention. Chicago, Illinois, USA. 1968. © Raymond Depardon | Magnum Photos
Constantine Manos USA. Washington, D.C. 1968. A boy carries a young girl in Tent City during the Poor People's March. © Constantine Manos | Magnum Photos
Constantine Manos Youngsters in front of the Capitol. They were unable to enter as only 50 had passes. Washington D.C. USA. 1968. © Constantine Manos | Magnum Photos
Constantine Manos USA. Washington, D.C. 1968. Jesse JACKSON leads a group of marchers from the Washington Monument on the way to the Lincoln Memorial. © Constantine Manos | Magnum Photos
Constantine Manos USA. Washington D.C. 1968. In front of the Capitol. © Constantine Manos | Magnum Photos
Raymond Depardon USA. Illinois. Chicago. Democratic National Convention. Supporters of Hubert HUMPHREY. 1968. © Raymond Depardon | Magnum Photos
Constantine Manos USA. Chicago. August 1968. Support for Hubert HUMPHREY at he Democratic Convention © Constantine Manos | Magnum Photos
Raymond Depardon French writer Jean Genet and American writer William S.Burroughs Anti-Vietnam war protest. Grant park, Chicago, Illinois. USA. 1968. © Raymond Depardon | Magnum Photos
Josef Koudelka Prague, Czechoslovakia. August, 1968. © Josef Koudelka | Magnum Photos
Leonard Freed USA. New York City. 1970. Members of the lesbian liberation movement in Central Park. © Leonard Freed | Magnum Photos
Josef Koudelka CZECHOSLOVAKIA. Prague. August 1968. Invasion by Warsaw Pact troops near the Radio headquarters. © Josef Koudelka | Magnum Photos
Marc Riboud USA. Washington DC. 1967. An American young girl, Jan Rose KASMIR, confronts the American National Guard outside the Pentagon during the 1967 anti-Vietnam march. This march helped to turn public op (...)
Henri Cartier-Bresson FRANCE. Paris. Watching the riots. 1968. © Henri Cartier-Bresson | Magnum Photos
Raymond Depardon Au même moment, dans Grant Park, de jeunes américains manifestent contre la Guerre du Vietnam devant les troupes fédérales. Arrivé clandestinement par le Canada, l'écrivain français Jean GENET rega (...)
Raymond Depardon USA. Chicago. Grant Park. Anti-Vietnam war protest. American poet Allen GINSBERG (centre). 1968. © Raymond Depardon | Magnum Photos
Raymond Depardon MEXICO. Mexico city. Olympic games. The american athlete Bob BEAMON, winner of the long jump, receiving the gold medal. He jumped at lenght 8 m 90, improve upon the world best reference by 55 cm, a (...)
Paul Fusco USA. Harmans, MD. 1968. Robert KENNEDY funeral train. © Paul Fusco | Magnum Photos
Burt Glinn USA. Indiana. 1968. New York state senator Robert Francis KENNEDY campaigning in a small town. © Burt Glinn | Magnum Photos
Constantine Manos Robert Kennedy during the 1968 Democratic presidential campaign. Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. USA. 1968. © Constantine Manos | Magnum Photos
Burt Glinn UNITED STATES. Washington, D.C. 1968. 'Two youngest boys with RFK, Ethyl, and friend at the airport'. © Burt Glinn | Magnum Photos
Burt Glinn UNITED STATES. Pennsylvania. 1968. 'RFK at a parade in Philadelphia. © Burt Glinn | Magnum Photos
Burt Glinn USA. Washington, D.C. 1968. Residents watch as buildings burn in downtown Washington during riots that followed the assassination of Martin Luther King. © Burt Glinn | Magnum Photos
Philip Jones Griffiths VIETNAM. The battle for Saigon. Refugee from US Bombing. 1968 © Philip Jones Griffiths | Magnum Photos
Philip Jones Griffiths VIETNAM. The battle for Saigon. 1968 © Philip Jones Griffiths | Magnum Photos
Burt Glinn USA. McLean, Virginia. 1968. Robert KENNEDY spending his last weekend with his family at Hickory Hill before going on the campaign trail for the 1968 presidential election. © Burt Glinn | Magnum Photos
Burt Glinn USA. Chicago, Illinois. 1968. Two young protestors rest outside the convention hall during the turbulent 1968 Democratic National Convention. © Burt Glinn | Magnum Photos
Philip Jones Griffiths Scared looking marines crouch at a wall during Tet offensive. The battle for Saigon. Vietnam. 1968 © Philip Jones Griffiths | Magnum Photos
Hiroji Kubota USA. 1968. Richard NIXON during the Republican presidential campaign. © Hiroji Kubota | Magnum Photos
Elliott Erwitt USA. Miami, Florida. 1968. Massive support for Richard Nixon at the Republican Convention. © Elliott Erwitt | Magnum Photos
Burt Glinn USA. Chicago, Illinois. 1968. Mayor of Chicago Richard DALEY waves his fist in the convention hall in defiance of the anti war protestors who clashed with the Chicago police. © Burt Glinn | Magnum Photos
Burt Glinn Speakers outside the Democratic Convention, on the right Dick GREGORY American actor & activist. © Burt Glinn | Magnum Photos
Burt Glinn Speakers outside the Democratic Convention. Bandaged man has been in confrontation with police in anti war demonstrations. © Burt Glinn | Magnum Photos
Burt Glinn Ctowd holding up a sign reading "Bobby we miss you" inside the Democratic Convention. © Burt Glinn | Magnum Photos
Raymond Depardon Democratic National Convention. Chicago, Illinois. USA. 1968. © Raymond Depardon | Magnum Photos
Burt Glinn Crowd showing support to the Mayor of Chicago Richard DALEY who controlled the patronage at the convention & packed the balconies with his supporters © Burt Glinn | Magnum Photos
Raymond Depardon USA. Illinois. Chicago. Democratic Convention. 1968. © Raymond Depardon | Magnum Photos
Raymond Depardon USA.Illinois.Chicago. Democratic Convention. 1968. © Raymond Depardon | Magnum Photos
Raymond Depardon ÊUSA, Democratic Convention. Chicago, Illinois. 1968. © Raymond Depardon | Magnum Photos
Raymond Depardon Democratic Convention. Chicago, Illinois. USA. 1968. © Raymond Depardon | Magnum Photos
Roger Malloch Illinois. Chicago.

Vietnam War protest at the Democratic National Convention. © Roger Malloch | Magnum Photos
Raymond Depardon Anti-Vietnam war protest. Grant Park, Chicago. USA. 1968. © Raymond Depardon | Magnum Photos
Raymond Depardon Manifestation contre la guerre au Vietnam. Au premier plan: Jean GENET (FRA), _crivain. © Raymond Depardon | Magnum Photos
Raymond Depardon USA. Chicago. Grant Park. Anti-Vietnam war protest. 1968. © Raymond Depardon | Magnum Photos
Raymond Depardon USA. Chicago. Grant Park. Anti-Vietnam war protest. 1968. © Raymond Depardon | Magnum Photos
Raymond Depardon Anti-Vietnam war protest. Grant park, Chicago. Illinois. USA. 1968 © Raymond Depardon | Magnum Photos
Raymond Depardon Jean GENET, écrivain français, participant à une manifestation contre la guerre au Vietnam. © Raymond Depardon | Magnum Photos