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Daley’s Talk of Turmoil in Egypt Returns Him to Chicago in 1968

White House Chief of Staff William Daley was discussing the Egyptian uprising -- massive protests, police in the streets -- and thought he had captured the impact of it well when he said, “The world will be watching.”

Then, chuckling, Daley caught himself as his mind raced back to 1968, when “the whole world is watching” was an anthem of antiwar demonstrators clashing with police when his father, Richard J. Daley, was mayor of Chicago.