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Gapers Block published from April 22, 2003 to Jan. 1, 2016. The site will remain up in archive form. Please visit Third Coast Review, a new site by several GB alumni.
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Tuesday, December 7

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Seeing as how it's Democratic Convention time, I thought it'd be good to look back at the infamous 1968 convention, held right here in Chicago. This site has a good, quick overview of the events of that fateful week, as well as a good list of links. Paul Sequiera took photos of the riots, and of course the CPL has a whole presentation for you -- in their "disasters" section.

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