An outgrowth of the "Eyes on the Prize" series on PBS, this book is a record of interviews about the civil rights movement. This book is the story of his transformation from a trusting patriot into an active Vietnam Veteran Against the War. Noted legislative achievements during this phase of the civil rights movement were passage of Civil Rights Act of that banned discrimination based on "race, color, religion, or national origin" in employment practices and public accommodations; the Voting Rights Act ofthat restored and protected voting rights; the Immigration and Nationality Services Act ofthat dramatically opened entry to the U.
Martin Luther King, Jr. Harcourt, Brace, Jovanovich, These groups created a movement toward liberation in society, including the sexual revolutionquestioning authority and government, and demanding more freedoms and rights for women and minorities.
Fawcett World Library, The years of Lyndon Johnson. Following a riot which leaves 2 dead and over injured on September 30, James Meredith is the first African-American student to enter "Ole Miss". This is not an authorized biography, but Isaacson did interview Kissinger on many occasions.
Some of those opposed said oral contraceptives were immoral, promoted prostitution and were tantamount to abortion. Speeches and writings from Kennedy while in the Senate from on. At the time, a woman's place was generally seen as being in the home, and they were excluded from many jobs and professions.
Or maybe Reidy's was my first home. A readable biography of Kissinger. The summer that didn't end.
An interior view of the s, told as more of a dreamscape from one person's inner view of the era than as an analytical history of the period.
Lyndon Johnson and his Vietnam advisors. Does describe his early manic- depressive experience which started while he was in hiding. An early essay on the problems of U.
The biography of one of the black women involved with the black power movement. How about job security hinging on your weight or the softness of your hands?
My life with Martin Luther King, Jr.
Looks like they finally renovated it into living spaces now. Lyndon Baines Johnson Library, It will never happen again," an aide once said. The age of great dreams: Richard Burton and Elizabeth Taylor's tempestuous marriage s gave us celebrity media coverage on steroids -- and we're still living with the aftermath Think Kim and Kanye or Brad and Angie.
Hide Caption 9 of 10 Photos: A study of the rise and fall of one of the strongest civil rights organizations in the movement.
American-Soviet relations from Nixon to Reagan. Chomsky was a strong opponent of America's involvement in Vietnam.
The presidency of Lyndon B. Lyndon Johnson in the White House. Unfortunately, it ended before the events of and Watergate. Rothman, Stanley, and S. We are not afraid:() was a leap year starting on Friday of the Gregorian calendar, the th year of the Common Era (CE) and Anno Domini (AD) designations, the th year of the 2nd millennium, the 60th year of the 20th century, and the 1st year of the s decade.
It is also known as the "Year of Africa" because of major events—particularly the independence of seventeen African nations—that focused. The s in America are often described as a time of complacency.
By contrast, the s and s were a time of great change. New nations emerged around the world, and insurgent movements sought to overthrow existing governments.
Established countries grew to become economic powerhouses that.
Portland Maine Encyclopedia of the s, 70s, & 80s has 12, members. The Portland Encyclopedia is an ongoing project dedicated to the happenings in a. Aug 07, · Or a woman needing her husband's signature to open a bank account?
Can you imagine pregnancy being a fireable offense? Or a woman needing her husband's signature to open a bank account?. Categorys events. Jump to navigation Jump to search. Wikimedia Commons has media related to Events in the s: Subcategories. This category has the following 19 subcategories, out of 19 total.
0–9 events by month (13 C) events by month (13 C) events by month (13 C) John McCain spent 5½ years in captivity as a POW in North Vietnam. His first-person account of that harrowing ordeal was published in U.S. News & World Report on in May 14, Shot down in his.Download