Timeline: 1961 (2001)

Genres - History  |   Sub-Genres - Politics & Government, Social History  |   Run Time - 150 min.  |   MPAA Rating - NR
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Synopsis by Perry Seibert

The Timeline series presents newsreels, audio recordings, radio shows, and lists in order to display the historic events that transpired during the given year. The 1961 edition contains newsreels about John Kennedy, the suicide of Ernest Hemmingway, the Bay of Pigs invasion, and the space race. A music section contains performances of "Will You Love Me Tomorrow", "The Duke of Earl", "Runaway", "Quarter to Three", and "Pretty Little Angel Eyes". Information on events such as Kennedy's inaugural speech and the creation of the Berlin wall rounds out this fascinating and entertaining trip down memory lane.



events, newsreels, politician, radio, retrospective, songs