1968: How We Got Here It was a remarkable year that brought upheaval and progress on civil rights, politics, and technology. And helps us explain how we got where we are today, 50 years later.

Cleveland Sellers, center, stands with officers after his arrest in Orangeburg, S.C., where three were killed and others wounded during a demonstration on Feb. 9, 1968. AP hide caption

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50 Years After The Orangeburg Massacre, Looking For Justice In South Carolina

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Sanitation Workers Took Trucks Off The Road To Honor 2 Killed 50 Years Ago In Memphis

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A unit of the 1st Battalion, 5th Marine Regiment, rests alongside a battered wall of Hue's imperial palace after a battle for the citadel in February 1968, during the Tet Offensive. AP hide caption

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Military Victory But Political Defeat: The Tet Offensive 50 Years Later

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Bob Chicca points to the spot on the deck of the USS Pueblo where he was wounded by a 57 mm shell during the attack on the ship by North Korea. David Welna/NPR hide caption

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Remembering North Korea's Audacious Capture Of The USS Pueblo

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Johnny Cash in 1968. His album At Folsom Prison, recorded that year in a California penitentiary, rebooted his career and became a critical favorite. Hulton Archive/Getty Images hide caption

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Johnny Cash Takes A Stand: Looking Back On His Folsom Prison Performance

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Otis Redding performs on the British TV show Ready Steady Go in 1966. Michael Ochs Archives/Getty Images hide caption

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'Dock Of The Bay' At 50: Why Otis Redding's Biggest Hit Almost Went Unheard

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