San Francisco State College Strike; college president S.I. Hayakawa speaks out against the demonstrators.
Labor organizer Cesar Chavez coordinates national boycott of grapes harvested by nonunion workers.
President Lyndon Johnson announces that he will not seek reelection.
Vietnam peace talks open in Paris.
Shirley Chisholm (D-New York) is the first African American woman elected to the U.S. House of Representatives.
President Johnson announces partial halt to bombing.
General Creighton Abrams replaces General Westmoreland as commander of American troops in Vietnam, of which there are now 536,000.
My Lai massacre in Vietnam.
Investigation into causes of the 1967 race riots leads the Kerner Commission to conclude that "white racism" was the main causal factor.
Tet Offensive: Viet Cong forces launch a surprise attack against the U.S. military throughout South Vietnam.
Governor George Wallace of Alabama runs for president on the American Independent Party ticket; wins forty-six electoral votes from Southern states.
Richard M. Nixon is elected president.
Riots rock Democratic National Convention in Chicago.
Students at Columbia University, in New York City, take over the school to protest the University's plan to evict Harlem residents.
Chippewas George Mitchell and Dennis Banks found the American Indian Movement (AIM) to protest the Bureau of Indian Affairs guidance over American Indian life.
Poor People's Campaign, a group of Mexican Americans, Native Americans, blacks, and whites, led by the Southern Christian Leadership Conference (SCLC), begins march to Washington, D.C.Martin Luther King, Jr., is assassinated in Memphis, Tennessee (April 4).
Race riots sweep nation in response to the assassination of Martin Luther King, Jr.Senator Robert F. Kennedy is killed only hours after winning the presidential primary in California (June 5).