The legacy of the 1968 presidential campaign and election continues to resonate with many Americans, and this radio documentary produced by American RadioWorks takes a close look into that fateful year. Visitors can get introduced to the candidates by clicking their photographs on the website. Further down the site, visitors can learn about some of the basic issues that informed that year's elections, including racial unrest, the powerful force of television, and the continued controversy over the conduct of the Vietnam War. Of course, visitors will also want to listen to the entire radio documentary and follow along with the transcript provided here. The site is rounded out by a listing of songs featured in the program and a timeline of the 1968 campaign season.


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