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Associated Press Up in Flames

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC09795.03 Author/Creator: Associated Press Place Written: New York, New York Type: Photograph Date: 15 April 1967 Pagination: 1 photograph ; 18.2 x 25.3 cm.

Summary of Content: One wirephoto released by the Associated Press dated April 15, 1967. Shows Vietnam antiwar demonstrators burning an American flag in Central Park. Protesters also burned draft cards.

Background Information: Caption notes that picture was provided for use with an end of the decade edition titled "Prologue to the 70s--A Picture Story of the Past Decade."


Historical Era: 1945 to the Present

Subjects: VietnamProtestsVietnam WarAmerican FlagDraft

Sub Era: The Sixties

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