The whole world watched: 50 years after the 1968 Chicago convention

The first protest was small-scale. On Aug. 23, a Friday, a black-and-white pig the Yippies dubbed “Pigasus” was led out of a truck at what was then the Civic Center, now the Daley Center. The police instantly arrested seven Yippies, including Jerry Rubin and the folk singer Phil Ochs, who had bought the swine, which was taken into custody “as evidence.”

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