|July 1925 - December 1970|
|Gus Wilson's Model Garage|
1968 Table of Contents
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In the News...
● North Korea seizes U.S. Navy ship Pueblo; holds 83 on board as spies (Jan. 23).
● Tet offensive, turning point in Vietnam war (Jan.–Feb.).
● My Lai massacre (March 16).
● President Johnson announces he will not seek or accept presidential re-nomination (March 31).
● Martin Luther King, Jr., civil rights leader, is slain in Memphis (April 4) - James Earl Ray, indicted in murder, captured in London on June 8. In 1969 Ray pleads guilty and is sentenced to 99 years.
● Sen. Robert F. Kennedy is shot and critically wounded in Los Angeles hotel after winning California primary (June 5) - dies June 6. Sirhan B. Sirhan convicted 1969.
● Czechoslovakia is invaded by Russians and Warsaw Pact forces to crush liberal regime (Aug. 20).
● The Leyland Motor Corporation and British Motor Holdings merged to form British Leyland Motor Corporation (UK)