Echoes of 1968 Americans mourned the deaths of the Rev. Martin Luther King and Sen. Robert F. Kennedy, the Civil Rights Act was signed by President Lyndon B. Johnson and people marched in protest of the Vietnam War. This occasional series looks at how these and other events of 1968 continue to reverberate 40 years later.

Isolated in France During '68 Student Protests

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Fire Sparked Push to End Vietnam War

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The Beatles' Apple Records: 40 Years Later

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Marking the French Social Revolution of '68

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1968 Columbia Protests Still Stir Passion

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How Has the Fair Housing Act Fared?

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Tracing a D.C. Neighborhood's Comeback from 1968

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Baltimore Remembers the Riots of 1968

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From Riots to Revival in a D.C. Neighborhood

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1968 Riots Sparked Rural County's Suburbanization

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American soul, jazz and blues vocalist Nina Simone (1933 - 2003) relaxes at the Hanover Grand during a reception held for her in London. She is here on a promotional visit and is scheduled to appear on the television show 'Frost On Sunday'. (Photo by Ian Showell/Getty Images) Ian Showell/Getty Images hide caption

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'Why?': Remembering Nina Simone's Tribute To The Rev. Martin Luther King Jr.

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Candidates Pay Homage to Fallen Rights Leader

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King Remembered on 40th Anniversary of Death

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