New York Times The Times of the Sixties

The Culture, Politics, and Personalities that Shaped the Decade


By The New York Times

Edited by John Rockwell

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There is no better record of events than The New York Times, and The Times of the Sixties captures the history, culture, and personalities of the 1960s through 400 articles and original commentary with contemporary photos throughout.The Times of the Sixties represents one of the most fascinating, extensive, and well-rounded portraits of one of a tumultuous decades. More than 400 articles culled from the archives of The New York Times and curated by staff writer John Rockwell are gathered here, complete with compelling photographs from staff photographers and more. Read original, contemporary coverage of:
  • The Cuban missile crisis
  • Martin Luther King’s I Have A Dream speech and key moments in civil rights
  • The assassinations of President John F. Kennedy and Senator Robert Kennedy
  • The Moon landing
  • The Women’s movement
  • Popular music highlights like the Beatles’ British Invasion and groundbreaking artists like The Supremes
  • Movie and celebrity coverage like reviews of Psycho, 2001: A Space Odyssey, and The Graduate, and
  • Plus articles on pivotal figures like Mao, Che Guevara, Muhammad Ali, Marilyn Monroe, and Betty Friedan
And so much more.


On Sale
Jun 10, 2014
Page Count
324 pages

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About the Author

WILL SHORTZ has been the puzzle master for NPR’s Weekend Edition Sunday since the program’s start in 1987. He’s also the crossword editor of The New York Times, the former editor of Games magazine, and the founder and director of the American Crossword Puzzle Tournament (since 1978). He is the only person in the world to hold a college degree in Enigmatology, the study of puzzles, which he earned from Indiana University in 1974. He lives near New York City.

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