A young demonstrator holds a red flag and kisses his girlfriend on the barricade built across the street in the vicinity of the Gare de Lyon station during riots in Paris, France on May 23, 1968, as students clashed with police. AP Photo
The Paris Revolt

On the 50th Anniversary of May 1968: Memories of an Illusory Revolution in Paris

At the time it seemed that Paris had yet again become the center of a world revolution, but in time a quite different legacy has emerged.