6—B PRE REGISTER-NEWS — MT. VERNON. ILLINOIS MONDAY, DECEMBER 30, 1968 NEWS EVENTS OF 1968 IN PICTURE REVIEW BY THE ASSOCIATED PRESS WELL CHOSEN V/CP. D ' — President Johnson told the nation in March address that fie wouldn 't seek Office again. He also told of de-esca ;at;on of Vietnam War. DEPLORES CRITICISM —Pope Paul VI in a September speech deplored "a spirit of corrosive criticism" in regard to the unfavorable reaction to his ban on birth control. R E A L G L 0 R I 0 U S F E E L I N G Triumphant Nixon family appeared following November election victory. From left: David Eisenhower, Julie and Tricia Nixon; the President-elect and his wife, Pat. Nixon holds presidential emblem made by Julie. TROUBLE IN CHICAGO — Police activity against demonstrators was a sore spot on the national scene during August National Democratic Convention in Chicago. INNOCENT VICTIM Children hke this FOR A FALLEN BROTHER —Sen. Edward Kennedy eulogized slain brother at the 8 'tuation as country faced FROM THE DEPTHS — Rescuers support little girl from Biafras loo t-.be v\as one of thousands June funeral services for Sen. Robert F. Kennedy at New York's St. Patrick'* extreme turmoil during the a dirty-faced miner after he emerged from flooded plagued by malnutrition dunng internal strife in Nigeria. Cathedral. President and Mrs. Johnson, lower right, Jistened with other not.ables. vear du « to internal difficulty. mine shaft in May tragedy at Hominy Falls, W. Va. JME5SAGE FROM OUTER SPACE Card held aloft by Apollo astronauts \Opnn Eisele, left, and Walter Schirra said "Keep Those Cards And Letters Coming in Folks" tlurJnfl television transmission from outer space during October 45-orbital earth flight. MEMORIAL MARCH — Thousands follow, ed the mule-drawn casket of assassinated Dr. Martin Luther King through Atlanta «treet« in memorial march. DEFIANT MOOD IN THE COUNTRY—Smoke rose In the background In Prague, the capital of Czechoslovakia, as a student waved a flag from atop a Soviet tank in defiance of August invasion •! country by. Russia. Major move shocked the world.
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