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The Summer Of 1968

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The Summer Of 1968

The Summer Of 1968

The Summer Of 1968

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GUESTS: Todd Gitlin Professor of Sociology and Communications, New York University Former President, Students for a Democratic Society Author of The Sixties: Years of Hope Days of Rage Author of The Twilight of Common Dreams: Why America Is Wracked By Culture Wars Harvey Mansfield Professor of Government, Harvard University Author of the essay "The Legacy of the Late Sixties" in Reassessing the Sixties 1968 was an explosive year in world history — from Vietnam's Tet Offensive, to the assasination of Martin Luther King, Jr., to Black power and women's liberation. In Europe, French students tried to topple De Gaulle, and Czechoslovakia was invaded by the Soviet Union. In Mexico, 500 students were massacred before the Summer Olympics. Join Ray Suarez for a look at the events of 1968 and their imprint on American politics and culture ... on the next Talk of the Nation, from NPR News.

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