|In 1968, the Democrats gathered for their convention in Chicago, and were met by demonstrators who had organized what they called a 'youth festival' to protest the war in Vietnam. Riots broke out and arrests were made. Protest leaders were arrested and sent to a joint trial, where they became known as the 'Chicago Seven.' Now their story is the subject of an unorthodox documentary, 'Chicago 10.'
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