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Wikipedia - The Sixties

Everything about the sixties from assassinations to social revolution, the anti-war movement, civil rights, the rise of feminism, technology, popular culture to the people of the decade. With links to a raft of other information about the decade in Wikipedia.

Guardian Millennium
Starting in 1960 move forward year by year to read the summary of the main events and people of each year as selected by The Guardian. Lots of links through to the individual stories and people.

The Sixties Project Web Site
An academic project website that provides a number of resources specifically for scholars interested in the history of the sixties and the Viet Nam war in particular. Definitely an American angle but interesting material.

Wikipedia - The Seventies
Everything about the history of the seventies from the Oil crisis to environmentalism, the civil rights movement, the role of women in society, science and technology, to culture. With links to a raft of other information about the decade in Wikipedia.

British Politics in the 60s and 70s

This page in Wikipedia covers the political scene in the UK from 1945 to the present and takes in the main characters and governments of the 60s and 70s including those of Harold Macmillan, Sir Alec Douglas-Home, Harold Wilson, Edward Heath, James Callaghan and Margaret Thatcher.

100 Events that Shaped a Century
TheStreet.com decided to examine the 20th Century in U.S. business and finance. This is the top 100 business events of the last century. The list ranks the top 100 signal points, inventions, ideas and companies of the 20th century.

Larry Keenan Gallery

Photography gallery featuring Larry Keenan's famed fine art photographs of the Beat Generation & counterculture, 1964-2003. Includes a biography and exhibitions, publications.

Apollo Manned Space Missions
A not very exciting index page for Project Apollo - the manned space missions launched by NASA in America and culminating in Apollo 11. Read the detailed (and I mean detailed) story of the flight to the point of the two great lines: "Houston, Tranquility Base here. The Eagle has landed!" and a little later: " That's one small step for man . . . one giant leap for mankind." Of course there's a lot more on this huge NASA site. Great history.

dMarie Time Capsule
The Time Capsule is an online database that will generate an information page for any given date from 1800 to just a few weeks ago. It's very American in its outlook. But you can discover the headlines, top songs, major films and the other things you'll want to know about your selected date.

Chicago '68

The antiwar protests and events in Chicago during the 1968 Democratic National Convention changed history. Includes a detailed chronology, bibliography and more.

Photographs from the Sixties
American photographs from the Sixties: Viet Nam and the San Francisco Bay Area 1966-1971. View thirty 1960s photographs taken by Bil Paul the photographer and publisher of the book The Tri-X Chronicles. The army/Viet Nam photos were taken in Ft. Lewis, Washington and in the vicinity of Qui Nhon, Viet Nam while Bil was serving in the U.S. Army. The be-in, hippy, campus demonstration and Peoples Park photos were shot mostly while he was freelancing for local underground newspapers
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