Monday, 15 June 2009

The Sixties Experience: Hard Lessons about Modern America

by Edward P. Morgan

John F. Kennedy and the Promise of the Early 1960s

"There was a definite flowering-out of positive feelings when John Kennedy became President. The Civil Rights movement was giving off positive vibrations. There was a great feeling of reform, that things could be changed. . . . Things looked incredibly promising."
--Phil Ochs, folksinger

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