COVER: After 20 years, the apocalyptic events of 1968 are still reverberating
Like a knife blade, the year of riot and revolution severed the U. S. from its triumphant optimism, exposing a confused, divided country that was fighting a war it could not win. The dramas of 1968 shaped the world we know today: heroes were gunned down, the Soviets trampled Prague' s spring, Richard Nixon was elected, and man for the first time orbited the moon. See NATION.
WORLD: Israel counters a wave of Arab violence with trials and a troop buildup
Following some of the worst rioting...