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Daily Life: Signs of the Sixties

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Vietnam Veterans Home Page http://grunt.space.swri.edu/
Stories, poems, songs, maps, and narratives from or about the Vietnam War era. Also contains a "Glossary" of terms and slang used in the Vietnam conflict.

Timeline of the Civil Rights Movement http://www.cnn.com/ EVENTS/ 1997/ mlk/ links.html
Record of major events in the civil rights movement during the twentieth century beginning with the U.S. Supreme Court's 1954 Brown v. the Board of Education decision and a separate list of events beginning with the banning of slavery in Massachusetts in 1783.

Huey http://www.pbs.org/ hueypnewton/ huey.html
Biography of Huey Newton, leader of the Black Panthers. Includes pages on the Black Panther party, the African-American experience in Vietnam, the civil rights movement, and the 1965 riots in the Watts section of Los Angeles.

American Cultural History, 1960–1969 http://kclibrary.nhmccd.edu/ decade60.html
Brief overview of cultural trends and fads of the 1960s, with links to articles and information on trends in art, architecture, technology, theater, film, radio, television, literature, fashion, education, and music.