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Protest and Politics: 1968, Year of the Barricades #5011

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Date: August 22, 1968
Location: Mexico City, Mexico
Photographer: Jesus Diaz
Source: AP Photo

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Anti-communist student organization with signs picket in front of the offices of the United Nations in Mexico City. The students protested for the Russian invasion of Czechoslovakia.

Note: Clockwise from upper-left, signs read: “Russia: Mexico Repudiates You,” Go Czechoslovakia Martyr!”, “Russian Killers!”, “What kind of freedom do the Czechoslovakian people have?”, “Communist Killers!”

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  • ISBN: 1-57680-905-6

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