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Essential Lens: Analyzing Photographs Across the Curriculum

Protest and Politics: 1968, Year of the Barricades #5051

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Date: August 28, 1968
Location: Mexico City, Mexico
Photographer: unknown
Source: Bettmann/Corbis/AP Images

Caption

A young demonstrator screams in pain as a policeman keeps a firm grip on his finger, while escorting the youth from Central Plaza during an anti-government rally. Units of riot police and soldiers opened fire to break up the demonstration, the latest in a series over the past six weeks.

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Produced by Oregon Public Broadcasting. © 2015
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  • ISBN: 1-57680-905-6

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