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1969 : The Year Everything Changed
by Rob Kirkpatrick




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Woodstock, the moon landing, Charles Manson, Richard Nixon, the Vietnam War, and more. A must-read for baby boomers and the generations that came after

Here is a rich, comprehensive narrative, chronicling an unparalleled year in American society in all its explosive ups and downs. 1969. The very mention of this year summons indelible memories.

  • Woodstock and Altamont.
  • Charles Manson and the Zodiac Killer.
  • The televised moon landing
  • Ted Kennedy's address after Chappaquiddick.
  • The Amazin' Mets and Broadway Joe's Jets.
  • The Stonewall Riots and the Days of Rage.
  • The first punk and metal albums hit the airwaves.
  • Swinger culture became chic.
  • The Santa Barbara oil slick and Cuyahoga River fire
  • The My Lai massacre inspired impassioned debate on the Vietnam War.
  • Richard Nixon spoke of "The Silent Majority" while John and Yoko urged us to "Give Peace a Chance."
  • And more

In this rich and comprehensive narrative, Rob Kirkpatrick chronicles an unparalleled year in American society in all its explosive ups and downs.

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Overview

Woodstock, the moon landing, Charles Manson, Richard Nixon, the Vietnam War, and more. A must-read for baby boomers and the generations that came after

Here is a rich, comprehensive narrative, chronicling an unparalleled year in American society in all its explosive ups and downs. 1969. The very mention of this year summons indelible memories.

  • Woodstock and Altamont.
  • Charles Manson and the Zodiac Killer.
  • The televised moon landing
  • Ted Kennedy's address after Chappaquiddick.
  • The Amazin' Mets and Broadway Joe's Jets.
  • The Stonewall Riots and the Days of Rage.
  • The first punk and metal albums hit the airwaves.
  • Swinger culture became chic.
  • The Santa Barbara oil slick and Cuyahoga River fire
  • The My Lai massacre inspired impassioned debate on the Vietnam War.
  • Richard Nixon spoke of "The Silent Majority" while John and Yoko urged us to "Give Peace a Chance."
  • And more

In this rich and comprehensive narrative, Rob Kirkpatrick chronicles an unparalleled year in American society in all its explosive ups and downs.

 

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  • ISBN-13: 9781510743076
  • ISBN-10: 1510743073
  • Publisher: Skyhorse Publishing
  • Publish Date: May 2019
  • Page Count: 432
  • Dimensions: 8.2 x 5.5 x 1.3 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 1 pounds


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