Mayor Richard J. Daley insisted his office received 20,000 letters and 8,000 phone calls running 50 to 1 in support of the police. After the 1968 DNC, Daley became a national icon of tough-on-crime politics. Others, however, saw him as a symbol of violent repression.


  • Title: Mayor Richard J. Daley bumpsticker
  • Date: 1968/1968
  • Location: Chicago
  • Medium: window sticker; �decal
  • Credit: Chicago History Museum, ICHi-26272

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