The Sixties

January 2017
40:31

Sex, Drugs And Rock 'n' Roll

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Sex, Drugs And Rock 'n' Roll - American culture changed fundamentally from the beginning to the end of the 1960s as the tastes, morals, and politics of the Baby Boomer generation came to define America. Jann Wenner, Grace Slick, David Wild, Leonard Steinhorn, Tom Wolfe, Douglas Brinkley, Tom Hanks, and more describe how b...
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1968

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1968 - Tom Hayden, Gloria Steinem, Lance Morrow, Evan Thomas, Dan Rather, Morley Safer, Tim Naftali, and Mark Kurlansky discuss how one of the most dramatic years in American history was punctuated by a Soviet incursion into Czechoslovakia, devastating assassinations, turning points in the wars in Southeast Asia, a decisiv...
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S1 Ep10 - The Times They Are A-Changin'

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The Times They Are A-Changin’ - Gloria Steinem, Robert Kennedy, Jr., former U.S. Rep. Barney Frank, Cecile Richards, Marlo Thomas, Douglas Brinkley, and Gail Collins discuss how feminism, civil rights, environmentalism, conservatism, and the gay rights movements were fuelled by deep yearnings for freedom by a generation un...
December 2016
43:30

The Space Race

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The Space Race - Astronaut and NASA Administrator Charles Bolden, astronauts Mike Massimino and Dave Scott, and Walter Issacson, Douglas Brinkley, Tom Wolfe, Andy Chaikin, and Tom Hanks describe the greatest adventure story of all time. The “giant leap” pushed the boundaries of exploration to an unprecedented frontier, in...
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Television Comes Of Age

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Television Comes of Age - Americans gathered around "the tube," to be informed and entertained by the news, The Twilight Zone, The Fugitive, I Dream of Jeannie, Rowan and Martin’s Laugh-In, and more. Tom Hanks, Sally Field, Dick and Tom Smothers, Carol Burnett, Dick Cavett, Diahann Carroll, Carl Reiner, Vince Gilligan, Pet...
40:37

The War In Vietnam

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The War in Vietnam - From just several hundred advisors at the start of the decade, to more than 550,000 American troops by the end of it, the escalation of the war in Vietnam – and the fighting and the dying – brought social and political polarization back home. It was also televised – and, the more Americans saw of the w...
November 2016
40:19

The British Invasion

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The British Invasion - “The lads from Liverpool” led a musical cultural exchange that impacted everything from fashion to sexual mores to politics. Graham Nash, Smokey Robinson, Dave Clark, Michelle Phillips, and Mickey Dolenz recall what it was like to make the music that mirrored the souls of the young and the restless....
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S1 Ep2 - The Assassination Of President Kennedy Part 2

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The Assassination of President Kennedy (Part 2) - From the assassination of JFK, the Cold War and Civil Rights, to the moon landing and Beatlemania, The Sixties presents a unique view of this decade as it retraces the familiar and unearths the unknown. In this episode, prominent figures of the time trace the timeline of ev...
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S1 Ep1 - The Assassination Of President Kennedy Part 1

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The Assassination of President Kennedy (Part 1) - From the assassination of JFK, the Cold War and Civil Rights, to the moon landing and Beatlemania, The Sixties presents a unique view of this decade as it retraces the familiar and unearths the unknown. In this episode, prominent figures of the time trace the timeline of ev...
August 2016
1:20:36

A Long March To Freedom

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A Long March to Freedom – Selma, Birmingham, and the March on Washington are reexamined by eyewitnesses to history. Diane Nash, U.S. Rep. John Lewis, U.S. Rep. Eleanor Holmes Norton, Rev. C.T. Vivian, Bob Moses, Diane McWhorter, Taylor Branch, David Garrow, and Isabel Wilkerson give critical context to the lunch counter s...
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