For courses on the sixties and 20th century U.S. history.
A compact account of the turbulent 1960s.
Terry Anderson tackles the question of why America experienced a full decade of tumult and change, the reverberations and consequences from which are still felt today.
Table of Contents
About the Author
Introduction: Cold War America: Seedbed of the 1960s
Won the War, Lost the Peace
Searching for Subversives
Ike Takes Charge
Seeds of Discontent
Rebels Without a Cause
Chapter 1: The Years of Hope and Idealism, 1960-1963
The Torch Has Been Passed
Civil Rights at Home
“One Hell of a Gamble”
Chapter 2: The Pinnacle of Liberalism, 1964-1965
The Rights Revolution
Tonkin Gulf and the 1964 Election
Launching the Great Society
LBJ Expands Civil Rights
LBJ Americanizes the Vietnam War
Chapter 3:Days of Decision, 1965-1967
“A Time Bomb of Black Rage”
“We’ll Lick Them”
Riots, Rebellion, and Responses
My Country, Right or Wrong?
Summer of Discontent
Summer of Love
“Vietnam Is Here”
Chapter 4: 1968
LBJ’s Decline and Fall
“I’ve Been to the Mountaintop”
Gene and Bobby
The Silent Majority
Chapter 5: From Counterculture to Sixties Culture
“There Must Be Some Way Out of Here”
Builders of the Dawn
“America Will Never Be the Same Again”
Chapter 6: Days of Discord, 1969-1970
Third-World Revolutionaries and Militants
'‘Enough!’ to War”
Chapter 7: The Climax and Demise of the Sixties 1970-1973
Strike for Equality
Vietnam: Fatal Wounds
Think Global: Act Local
“Women in Revolt”
New Democrats versus Nixon
Legacies: The Decade of Tumult and Change
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