A Trip Thru the ’60s
How It All Began
January, 1961 saw the inauguaration
of a new president, John F. Kennedy. The youngest president ever,
he brought a vibrant energy into the White House, and claimed to represent
a new generation of Americans. His enthusiasm… Continue reading
The Civil Rights Movement
Freedom is never voluntarily given by the oppressor; it must be demanded by the oppressed.
– Martin Luther King, Jr.
Black protesters getting the
high pressure hose in Birmingham, Alabama 1963
For the 15 percent… Continue reading
The Vietnam War
We should declare war on North Vietnam. . . .We could pave the whole country and put parking strips on it, and still be home by Christmas.
– Ronald Reagan, 1965
The Vietnam War was something that… Continue reading