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New York Times The Times of the Sixties

The Culture, Politics, and Personalities that Shaped the Decade

ebook / ISBN-13: 9781603763660

Price: $15.99 / $18.99 (CAD)

ON SALE: June 10th 2014

Genre: Nonfiction / History / United States / 20th Century

PAGE COUNT: 324

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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.

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