Christmas Eve, 1968, downtown Missoula.
Billings native Bob Nolte was a reporter for the Chicago Tribune, covering the Democratic National Convention in 1968 in Chicago. He graduated from Billings Senior High School. He remembers the riots, the mayhem and the drama of the most tumultuous summer of the decade. This question-and-answer interview can be found in its entirety at www.billingsgazette.com. Here is his interview with The Gazette, edited lightly for clarity and length.