ENCORE: The 1968 Democratic National Convention; The Partition of British India; The Life of Albert R. Lee
We revisit our conversation with historian Marsha Barrett and Chicago Tribune columnist Rick Kogan on last year's 50th anniversary of the 1968 Democratic National Convention in Chicago. Plus, more than seventy years ago this month, British India was divided into separate states - now known as India, Pakistan, and Bangladesh. This came to be known as Partition. We revisit our conversation with Rohini Ramkrishnan, Digital Archive Manager with the 1947 Partition Archive. And, the story of a remarkable African-American man who, starting in 1895, helped black students at the U of I succeed and thrive at a time when they weren’t even allowed to live in the dorms.