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Crime History: Hundreds arrested in historic Vietnam protest

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On this day, Oct. 21, in 1967, as many as 100,000 people marched on the Pentagon in protest of the Vietnam War, leading to the arrest of nearly 700 people over two days. The massive demonstration started peacefully in front of the Lincoln Memorial, then surged across the Potomac to the headquarters of the Defense Department. The protest turned ugly as radical elements of the crowd clashed with...

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