1960s Counterculture: Documents Decoded: Documents Decoded by Jim Willis

By Jim Willis

An period that modified the US without end is analyzed in the course of the phrases of these who led, participated in, and antagonistic the protest activities that made the Sixties a signature epoch in U.S. culture.

• Opens a window on a innovative time whilst american citizens stood up and demanded peace and tolerance

• Highlights the expectancies of unfastened speech and equivalent remedy for all american citizens and exhibits how these expectancies have been translated into actions

• contains heritage dialogue of the Nineteen Sixties and historical past dialogue of every document

• Compares and contrasts key passages, encouraging the reader to cross-reference records in the quantity and attach the dots among them

• Examines shows as diversified as Abbie Hoffman's testimony on the trial of the Chicago 7, Noam Chomsky's essay "The functionality of a college in Time of Crisis," the Port Huron speech of the scholars for a Democratic Society, Richard Nixon's Silent Majority speech, and Shirley Chisholm's equivalent Rights for ladies speech

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