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Share your memories from 1968

Share your memories from 1968
1968 was full of monumental moments. From left to right: Vietnam war, East L.A. walkouts, Martin Luther King Jr., East L.A. walkouts, Robert Kennedy, Richard Nixon. (AP/Art Greenspon, Herald-Examiner Collection/ LA Public Library, Sam Melhorn/The Commercial Appeal, AP/Paul Shane, AP)

The headlines blared.

King Sets New Date for Capital Demonstrations
Kennedy to Enter Race Today
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Dr. King Slain by Sniper in Memphis
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Kennedy Dies
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Women's Antiwar Brigade Will March in Washington and L.A.
1,000 Walk Out in School Boycott
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Vietnam: Fighting Engulfs the Cities
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Apollo Makes It, Blasts Out of Moon Orbit

1968 would be defined by monumental moments. Leaders shot and killed. The fight for equality amid a fight to end war. Television, movies and music testing boundaries. And, across the globe, a constant pursuit for change.

Fifty years later, the L.A. Times is taking a reflective look back at that turbulent year. Help us retell the stories.

Was there a moment, large or small, from 1968 that has stuck with you? What did you see? What did you do? Share your memory.

Here’s how:

Option 1: Fill out the form below. Upload a photo of yourself along with a written account, video or voice memo detailing the moment. Tell us where you were, and how you learned about the event.

Option 2: Text or call 951-39-HeyLA (951-394-3952) to leave a message sharing your memory. Be sure to include your first and last name, city and state and age

A note: By leaving us a message, you're giving the Los Angeles Times permission to edit and publish your response, including your voice, on any platform

Questions? Email colleen.shalby@latimes.com or tweet @cshalby.

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