History of the 20th Century, Vol. 8: 1965-1969 (1980)

Genres - History  |   Sub-Genres - Military & War, Politics & Government, Social History, World History  |   Run Time - 60 min.  |  
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Synopsis by Sally Barber

In this nine-volume series, ABC News presents a comprehensive look at the significant people, places, and events which defined the nation between 1900 and 1979. This informative and entertaining set presents a collection of historical footage depicting both the cultural and political forces of the period. History of the 20th Century, Vol. 8: 1965 - 1969 recounts the continuing turmoil of the 1960s. Features include violence at the 1968 Democratic National Convention, the Nixon/Agnew presidential election, war protests, the assassination of Martin Luther King Jr., Beatlemania, and the landing of Apollo 11 on the moon. The documentary vividly illustrates the tumult and incredible changes occurring throughout the era.



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