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1960s

The Momentous Berkeley Free Speech Movement Of 1964

September 12, 2021

The Berkeley Free Speech Movement of the 1960s arose in response to restrictions enacted by the University of California, Berkeley. Those restrictions included rece...

The Accomplished Life of Thurgood Marshall

August 21, 2021

The slow disassembling of America’s racism owes a great deal of gratitude to one man, not Martin Luther King Jr., but Thurgood Marshall. The lawyer, activist, and eventual S...

How Americans celebrated Independence day in 1968

July 1, 2021

In 1968, America was in turmoil. Between the situation in Vietnam, the assassination of Martin Luther King, Jr. and Robert Kennedy, and the riots, including the Holy ...

Bikini Of The '60s: Raquel Welch's Fur Two-piece From '...

June 13, 2021

Perhaps the most enjoyable way to view history is through the tiny sheer lens of the bikini. From Brigitte Bardot in “Girl in the Bikini” to Halle Berry in “...

Muffler Men: Roadside Giants Of The '60s Who Still Watc...

June 11, 2021

On roads across the United States and Canada, fiberglass giants keep watch over the landscape. One of them, named Dave, watches Salem Street in Groveland, Ma...

Fisher Price's Little People: Armless, Legless Wonder T...

June 5, 2021

Fisher Price, the company with the logo “Our Work is Child’s Play,” started in 1959, although some would say that they started before that date, as toys from...

Hot Dr. Pepper Recipe (Easy + Gourmet): The 1960s Treat...

December 6, 2019

Oatmeal is best when you've got a collection of berries, just the right amount of sugar, a little spice, and some citrus zest. Keep that in mind as you read ...