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Unformatted text preview: In 1968 The USS Pueblo was a Navy Intelligence ship captured by the North Koreans in January The Tet Offensive of February was an assault of the Viet Kong against South Korea and the U.S. on the Vietnamese New Year Turning point for public opinion The Kerner Commission Two-term governor of Illinois Appointed by LBJ to investigate the urban riots Released report in February The New Hampshire primary in March of 1968 Eugene McCarthy challenged Lyndon B. Johnson on an anti-war sentiment The My Lai Massacre was the wiping out of an entire Vietnamese village in March of 1968 LBJ gave a speech March 31, 1968 Announced that he would stop the air war in Vietnam Worked on generating peace terms Announced that he would not seek a nomination for presidency On April 4, 1968 MLK was assassinated in Memphis Sparks various race riots across the nation Was in Memphis supporting a garbage workers strike LBJ signed the Civil Rights Act of 1968...
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