Chicago: Eight Plus Eight

Seven months after the Democratic National Convention, the bitterness sur ounding that debacle has hardly abated. Last week a federal grand jury in Chicago ended months of deliberation with a balancing act that is certain to ignite fresh controversy. The jury indicted eight demonstrators and eight Chicago policemen for their part in the disorders. The demonstrators were the first to be charged under the 1968 antiriot section of the Civil Rights Act for conspiring and crossing state lines to in cite riot. Among those subject to as much as ten years in...

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