The 1968 DC Riots: A Personal Reflection

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The 1968 DC Riots: A Personal Reflection

Thursday, Jan. 9, 2014, 6:30 p.m.

riot2Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s assassination on April 4, 1968 sparked a wave of civil disorder in many U.S. cities including the nation's capital.

Teenagers, come out to hear Gerald Padgett, a retired social worker and native Washingtonian, discuss what life was like in the District of Columbia during this turbulent time.