The Sixties Revisited

Panelists talked about the 1960s and how the decade is remembered and taught. After their presentations the panelists answered… read more

Panelists talked about the 1960s and how the decade is remembered and taught. After their presentations the panelists answered questions from members of the audience.

Mr. Maraniss talked about his book They Marched Into Sunlight: War and Peace, Vietnam and America, October 1967, published by Simon & Schuster. The book contrasts two events in October 1967 -- a battle in Vietnam and an anti-war protest at the University of Wisconsin at Madison. Mr. Kurlansky talked about his book, 1968: The Year that Rocked the World, published by Ballantine Books. In the book, the author examines many of the major events that occurred around the world in 1968, and assesses their lasting effects on our society. Dr. Brinkley talked about his book Tour of Duty: John Kerry and the Vietnam War, published by William Morrow. The book covers Senator Kerry’s life and experiences during the Vietnam War and his involvement in the anti-war movement after returning from Vietnam. Mr. Gordon talked about his novel The Company You Keep, published by Viking Press. The book is a fictionalized story about the Weather Underground in the late 1960s. Mr. Cowan moderated the event. close

*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.

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The Sixties Revisited

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Program ID:
181453-9
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Call-In
Location:
Los Angeles, California, United States
First Aired:
Apr 25, 2004
Last Aired:
Aug 21, 2005

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  • Apr 25, 2004 | 12:35am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Aug 10, 2004 | 2:01am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Aug 17, 2005 | 5:00am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Aug 17, 2005 | 5:01pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Aug 20, 2005 | 5:00am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Aug 21, 2005 | 5:05pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
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