Film of 1968 Washington Riots

Here is an old film that we dug up at the National Archives. It’s from 1968, showing the devastation of the riots following MLK’s assassination.

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Tom founded Ghosts of DC on January 4th, 2012 as a blog to uncover the lost and untold history of Washington, D.C. He has lived in the city for over a decade and loves exploring every corner of the District.

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  • Chocolatecityboy

    Those monkeys seem less threatening than the ones nowadays