eBook Encyclopedia Of Sixties: A Decade Of Culture And Counterculture, 1st Edition

  • Abbe A. Debolt
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  • ISBN-10: 1440801029
  • ISBN-13: 9781440801020
  • DDC: 973.9
  • Grade Level Range: 9th Grade - College Senior
  • 1122 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2012 | Published/Released February 2012
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2012
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Overview

"The times, they are a-changin'," Bob Dylan famously wrote, keying in on the concept that most accurately characterizes the 1960s. Change was everywhere—in politics, in music, and in the way people related to each other. It was the decade of the Beatles and J.F.K., of Vietnam and flower power and free love. It was quite simply a decade that changed America.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Dedication.
Contents.
Guide to Related Topics.
Preface.
Acknowledgments.
Introduction.
Chronology of the 1960s.
1: Aaron, Hank (1934–).
2: Abbey, Edward (1927–1989).
3: Abernathy, Ralph (1926–1990).
4: Abortion.
5: Abzug, Bella (1920–1998).
6: Acid Rock.
7: Advanced Research Projects Agency (ARPA).
8: Agnew, Spiro Theodore (1918–1996).
9: Albany Movement.
10: Albee, Edward (1928–).
11: Aldrin, Edwin “Buzz” (1930–).
12: Ali, Muhammad (1942–).
13: “Alice's Restaurant” (Arlo Guthrie, 1969).
14: Allen, Woody (1935–).
15: Alliance for Progress.
16: Altamont (1969).
17: Amazing Mets (1969).
18: American Bandstand (1952–1989).
19: American Communist Party (CPUSA).
20: American Football League (AFL).
21: American Indian Movement (AIM).
22: American University Speech (John F. Kennedy, 1963).
23: Andy Griffith Show, The.
24: Angelou, Maya (1928–).
25: Antiballistic Missile (ABM).
26: Antihero.
27: Antiwar Movement, United States.
28: Antonioni, Michelangelo (1912–2007).
29: Armstrong, Neil (1930–).
30: Ashe, Arthur (1943–1993).
31: Avalon, Frankie (1939–).
32: Avedon, Richard (1923–2004).
33: Avengers, The (1961–1969).
34: Baez, Joan Chandos (1941–).
35: Ball, George Wildman (1909–1994).
36: Ball, Lucille (1911–1989).
37: Barbie.
38: Bay of Pigs Invasion (1961).
39: Beach Boys, The.
40: Beatles, The (1959–1970).
41: Berlin Crisis (1958–1962).
42: Berrigan Brothers: Daniel Berrigan (1921–) and Philip Berrigan (1923–2002).
43: Birmingham, Alabama.
44: Birth Control.
45: Black Panther Party.
46: Black Power.
47: Blow-up (1966).
48: Bob and Carol and Ted and Alice (1969).
49: Bonanza (1959–1973).
50: Bond, Horace Julian (1940–).
51: Bond, James.
52: Bonnie and Clyde (1967).
53: Bouffant (1960s).
54: Bra Burning.
55: Brandt, Willy (1913–1992).
56: Brautigan, Richard (1935–1984).
57: Brezhnev, Leonid Ilich (1906–1982).
58: British Invasion.
59: Brooks, Gwendolyn (1917–2000).
60: Brown, H. Rap (1943–).
61: Brown, James (1933–2006).
62: Brown, James Nathaniel (1936–).
63: Bullitt (1968).
64: Bundy Brothers: McGeorge Bundy (1919–1996) and William Bundy (1917–2000).
65: Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid (1969).
66: Byrds, The (1965–1973).
67: Cabaret (1966).
68: Cage, John (1912–1992).
69: Calder, Alexander (1898–1976).
70: Callas, Maria (1923–1977).
71: Calley, Lt. William L., Jr. (1943–).
72: Camelot (1960).
73: Capote, Truman (1924–1984).
74: Carmichael, Stokely (1941–1998).
75: Carnaby Street.
76: Carson, Rachel (1907–1964).
77: Cash, Johnny (1932–2003).
78: Castro, Fidel (1926–).
79: Catch-22 (1961).
80: Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) (1960–1969).
81: Chamberlain, Wilt (1936–1999).
82: Chávez, César Estrada (1927–1993).
83: Checker, Chubby (1941–).
84: Chicago Seven.
85: Child, Julia (1912–2004).
86: Chisholm, Shirley (1924–2005).
87: Civil Disobedience.
88: Civil Rights Act of 1960.
89: Civil Rights Act of 1964.
90: Civil Rights Movement.
91: Clark, Dick (1929–).
92: Clean Air Act of 1963.
93: Clean Water Act.
94: Cleaver, Leroy Eldridge (1935–1998).
95: Clemente, Roberto (1934–1972).
96: Clifford, Clark (1906–1998).
97: Cloward-Piven Strategy.
98: Coffin, William Sloane (1924–2006).
99: Collins, Michael (1930–).
100: Coltrane, John William (1926–1967).
101: Columbia University (1968).
102: Commoner, Barry (1917–).
103: Communes.
104: Congress of Racial Equality (CORE).
105: Cool Hand Luke (1967).
106: Corvair.
107: Cosmopolitan Magazine.
108: Council of Federated Organizations (COFO) (1961).
109: Crosby, Stills, Nash, and Young (CSNY) (1968–).
110: Cuban Missile Crisis.
111: Dale, Dick (1937–).
112: Daley, Richard J. (1902–1976).
113: Danger Man (1960).
114: Davis, Miles Dewey, III (1926–1991).
115: DDT.
116: De Gaulle, Charles (1890–1970).
117: Deloria, Vine, Jr. (1933–2005).
118: Democratic Party (1960–1969).
119: Democratic Party National Convention of 1968.
120: DeSalvo, Albert (1931–2005).
121: Detroit Riots (1967).
122: Dick, Philip K. (1928–1982).
123: Diem, Ngo Dinh (1901–1963).
124: Diggers, The.
125: Dirksen, Everett McKinley (1896–1969).
126: Doors, The.
127: Dr. Strangelove, or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb (1964).
128: Dulles, Allen Welsh (1893–1969).
129: Dylan, Bob (1941–).
130: East Village.
131: Eastwood, Clint (1930–).
132: Easy Rider (1969).
133: Ecology.
134: Ed Sullivan Show, The (1948–1971).
135: Eisenhower, Dwight David (1890–1969).
136: Eisenhower's Farewell Address.
137: Evers, Medgar (1925–1963).
138: Factor, Max (1877–1938).
139: Factory, The.
140: Fail-Safe (1964).
141: Fantasticks, The (1960).
142: Farmer, James Leonard, Jr. (1920–1999).
143: Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI).
144: Fellini, Federico (1920–1994).
145: Fiddler on the Roof (1964).
146: Fleming, Peggy (1948–).
147: Fonda, Jane (1937–).
148: Foote, Shelby (1916–2005).
149: Forman, James (1928–2005).
150: Fragging.
151: Frankenthaler, Helen (1928–).
152: Franklin, Aretha Louise (1942–).
153: Free Speech Movement (1964).
154: Freedom of Information Act of 1966.
155: Freedom Rides (1961).
156: Freedom Summer (1964).
157: Friedan, Betty (1921–2006).
158: Fulbright, James William (1905–1995).
159: Funicello, Annette (1942–).
160: Gagarin, Yuri (1934–1968).
161: Galbraith, John Kenneth (1908–2006).
162: Garrison, Jim (1921–1992).
163: Get Smart (1965–1970).
164: Getz, Stan (1927–1991).
165: Giancana, Sam (1908–1975).
166: Giap, Vo Nguyen (1911–).
167: Gibson, Bob (1935–).
168: G.I. Joe.
169: Ginsberg, Allen (1926–1997).
170: Girl from U.N.C.L.E., The (1966–1967).
171: Glassboro Summit (1967).
172: Glenn, John (1921–).
173: Go-Go.
174: Godard, Jean–Luc (1930–).
175: Goldwater, Barry (1909–1998).
176: Gomer Pyle, U.S.M.C. (1964–1969).
177: Graduate, The (1967).
178: Graham, Katharine (1917–2001).
179: Great Society, The.
180: Green Berets.
181: Green Movement.
182: Greening of America, The (1970).
183: Greensboro Sit-In (1960).
184: Griffiths, Martha Wright (1912–2003).
185: Gropius, Walter (1883–1969).
186: Gruening, Ernest Henry (1887–1974).
187: Guess Who's Coming to Dinner (1967).
188: Guevara, Ernesto “Che” (1928–1967).
189: Guthrie, Arlo (1947–).
Half Title Page.
Title Page.
1: NAACP (1960–1969).
2: Nader, Ralph (1934–).
3: Namath, Joe (1943–).
4: Napalm.
5: National Organization for Women (NOW).
6: National Women's Political Caucus (NWPC) (1971).
7: New Frontier, The.
8: New York World's Fair (1964–1965).
9: Newton, Huey (1942–1989).
10: Nicklaus, Jack (1940–).
11: Night of the Living Dead (1968).
12: Nixon, Richard Milhous (1913–1994).
13: Nixon-Kennedy Debates (1960).
14: Nuclear Test Ban Treaty (1963).
15: Nuclear Testing.
16: Ochs, Philip David (1940–1976).
17: Oh! Calcutta! (1969).
18: Once Upon a Time in the West (1968).
19: One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest (1962).
20: Op Art.
21: Operation Mongoose (1961–1962).
22: Operation Phoenix (1967).
23: Operation Rolling Thunder (1965–1968).
24: Orbison, Roy Kelton (1936–1988).
25: Oswald, Lee Harvey (1939–1963).
26: Owens, Buck (1929–2006).
27: Palmer, Arnold (1929–).
28: Paper Clothing.
29: Paris Peace Talks (1968–1973).
30: Paul VI, Pope (1897–1978).
31: Peace Sign.
32: Peanuts (1950–2000).
33: Pei, I. M. (1917–).
34: Pentagon Papers (1971).
35: Pepsi Generation, The.
36: Performance Art.
37: Peter, Paul, and Mary (1962–2009).
38: Planet of the Apes (1968).
39: Playboy Magazine.
40: Pleiku.
41: Polanski, Roman (1933–).
42: Polaroid.
43: Poor People's Campaign (1967).
44: Pop Art.
45: Powers, Francis Gary (1929–1977).
46: Prague Spring Movement (1968).
47: President's Commission on the Status of Women (PCSW) (1963).
48: Presidential Election of 1960.
49: Presidential Election of 1964.
50: Presidential Election of 1968.
51: Presley, Elvis (1935–1977).
52: Price, Mary Violet Leontyne (1927–).
53: Prisoner, The (1966).
54: Producers, The (1968).
55: Project Apollo.
56: Project Gemini.
57: Project Mercury.
58: Protest Music.
59: Psychedelic.
60: Psycho (1960).
61: Pueblo Incident (1968).
62: Ramparts Magazine (1962–1975).
63: Randolph, Asa Philip (1889–1979).
64: Rat Pack.
65: Reagan, Ronald Wilson (1911–2004).
66: Reagan's Speech on Behalf of Barry Goldwater: “A Time for Choosing.”.
67: Republican Party (1960–1969).
68: Reuther, Walter P. (1907–1970).
69: Rigg, Diana (1938–).
70: Rockefeller, Nelson Aldrich (1908–1979).
71: Roddenberry, Gene (1921–1991).
72: Rolling Stones, The.
73: Romeo and Juliet (1968).
74: Roosevelt, Eleanor (1884–1962).
75: Rosemary's Baby (1968).
76: Rostow, Walt Whitman (1916–2003).
77: Roszak, Theodore (1933–2011).
78: Ruby, Jack (1911–1967).
79: Rudolph, Wilma (1940–1994).
80: Rusk, Dean (1909–1994).
81: Russell, William Felton (1934–).
82: Rustin, Bayard (1910–1987).
83: Saint, The (1962–1969).
84: Sassoon, Vidal (1928–).
85: Savio, Mario (1942–1996).
86: Schaeffer, Francis (1912–1984).
87: Schlafly, Phyllis (1924–).
88: School Prayer.
89: Seeger, Pete (1919–).
90: Segal, George (1924–2000).
91: Selective Service.
92: Sesame Street.
93: 17th Parallel.
94: Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band (1967).
95: Shankar, Ravi (1920–).
96: Shepard, Alan (1923–1998).
97: Shriver, Robert Sargent (1915–2011).
98: Shuttlesworth, Fred (1922–2011).
99: Sierra Club.
100: Silent Majority.
101: Silent Spring (1962).
102: Simon and Garfunkel.
103: Single Bullet Theory.
104: Sirhan, Sirhan (1944–).
105: Six-Day War (June 5–10, 1967).
106: Skidmore, Owings & Merrill.
107: Slaughterhouse-Five (1969).
108: Sly and the Family Stone.
109: Smith, Margaret Chase (1897–1995).
110: Smithson, Robert (1938–1973).
111: Smothers Brothers.
112: Snyder, Gary (1930–).
113: Sound of Music, The (1965).
114: Southern Christian Leadership Conference (SCLC).
115: Space Race.
116: Spaghetti Westerns.
117: Spelling, Aaron (1923–2006).
118: Spock, Benjamin (1903–1998).
119: Star Trek (1966–1969).
120: Steinem, Gloria (1934–).
121: Stella, Frank (1936–).
122: Stonewall.
123: Stranger in a Strange Land (1961).
124: Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (SNCC).
125: Students for a Democratic Society (SDS).
126: Summer of Love/San Francisco (1967).
127: Surfing.
128: Susann, Jacqueline (1918–1974).
129: Taylor, Maxwell (1901–1987).
130: Teach-In: University of Michigan (1965).
131: Tet Offensive (1968).
132: They Shoot Horses, Don't They? (1969).
133: Thieu, Nguyen Van (1924–2001).
134: Tito, Josip Broz (1892–1980).
135: To Kill a Mockingbird (1960).
136: To Sir, with Love (1967).
137: Topless Bathing Suit.
138: Transcendental Meditation (TM).
139: True Grit (1969).
140: Truffaut, François (1932–1984).
141: Twiggy (1949–).
142: 2001: A Space Odyssey (1968).
143: U-2 Incident.
144: Unitas, Johnny (1933–2002).
145: United Farm Workers (UFW).
146: United Klans of America (UKA).
147: Unsafe at Any Speed (1965).
148: USS Liberty.
149: “V” Sign.
150: Vatican Council II/Second Vatican Council (1962–1965).
151: Venturi, Robert Charles (1925–).
152: Vienna Summit (1961).
153: Viet Cong.
154: Viet Minh.
155: Vietnam Veterans Against the War (VVAW).
156: Vietnam War (1960–1975).
157: Vietnamization.
158: Voting Rights Act of 1965.
159: Vreeland, Diana (1906–1989).
160: War on Poverty.
161: Warhol, Andy (1928–1987).
162: Warren Commission (1962–1964).
163: Watts Riots (1965).
164: Wayne, John (1907–1979).
165: West Side Story (1957–1961).
166: White Citizens' Councils.
167: Who, The (1964–1978).
168: Wild Bunch, The (1969).
169: Women's International Terrorist Conspiracy from Hell (WITCH).
170: Woodstock (1969).
171: Wynette, Tammy (1942–1998).
172: Yippies (Youth International Party).
173: Young Americans for Freedom (YAF).
174: Young, Andrew (1932–).
175: Youth Culture.
176: Zumwalt, Elmo, Jr. (1920–2000).
Annotated Bibliography.
About the Editors and Contributors.
Index.