1968

1968

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Provides a look at the major historical events that took place during this tumultuous year and the impact they had on the country and the world overall, including Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.'s assassination and man's first steps in space.

McMillan Palgrave

1968, THE YEAR AMERICA GREW UP

From racial and gender equality fights to the struggle against the draft and the Vietnam war, in 1968 Americans asked questions and fought for their rights. Now, 30 years later, we look back on that seminal year--from Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.'s assasination to the Columbia University riots to our changing role among other nations--in this gripping introduction to the events home and abroad. The year we first took steps in space, the year we shaped the present, 1968 presented by a former New York Times writer who lived through it all, shares the story with detail and passion.



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1968, the year America grew up. From racial and gender equality fights to the struggle against the draft and the Vietnam War, in 1968 Americans asked tough questions and fought for their rights. Now, 30 years later, we look back on that seminal year--from Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.'s assassination to the Columbia University riots to our changing role among other nations--in this gripping introduction to the events home and abroad. The year we first took steps in space, the year we shaped the present, presented by a retired New York Times writer who lived through it all, who shares the story with detail and passion.--From publisher description.
Provides a look at the major historical events that took place during this year and the impact they had on the country and the world overall, including Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.'s assassination and man's first steps in space.

Publisher: New York : Roaring Brook Press, 2009
Edition: 1st ed
ISBN: 9781596434288
1596434287
Branch Call Number: Y 909.82 Ka
Characteristics: 148 p. : ill. ; 24 cm
Alternative Title: Nineteen sixty-eight

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