Hello, Americans. This is Paul Harvey!

Hello, Americans. This is Paul Harvey!

In 1965 Paul Harvey laced radio news with right wing opinions, hypnotic timbre, extended pauses for effect, heart-warming tales of average Americans and folksy observations that evoked the heartland, family values and the old-fashioned plain talk one heard around the...

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1965 Academy Awards

1965 Academy Awards

The most successful films of the year were The Sound of Music and Doctor Zhivago, each with ten nominations and five wins, with the former winning Best Picture. https://youtu.be/aMMgcAqOYbI https://youtu.be/ut3swc3Ciho Source: Wikipedia

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Selma to Montgomery Civil Rights March

Selma to Montgomery Civil Rights March

In March 1965 Alabama State Troopers attacked over 500 civil rights demonstrators in Selma, Alabama, as they attempted to march to the state capitol of Montgomery. Source: Wikipedia

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Malcolm X Assassinated

Malcolm X Assassinated

https://youtu.be/nsEFbNaRxQQ In February 1965 American Muslim minister and human rights activist Malcolm X was assassinated while giving a speech in Harlem New York City.

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Worlds Fair 1964

Worlds Fair 1964

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=s7Pdu9KXGnM&pp=ygUaMTk2NCBOZXcgWW9yayBXb3JsZCdzIEZhaXI%3D The 1964 New York World's Fair, representing 80 nations, took place at Flushing Meadows–Corona Park in Queens, New York City.

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Sidney Poitier Wins Academy Award

Sidney Poitier Wins Academy Award

https://youtu.be/8aL0ml00S9Q In 1964 Sidney Poitier became the first African-American to win an Academy Award in the category Best Actor in a Leading Role in Lilies of the Field.

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Muhammad Ali Defeats Sonny Liston

Muhammad Ali Defeats Sonny Liston

In February 1964 in Miami Beach, Florida Cassius Clay, an 8–1 underdog, beat heavyweight champion Sonny Liston in a major upset, when the champion gave up at the opening of the seventh round. Source: Wikipedia

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Lawrence of Arabia

Lawrence of Arabia

https://youtu.be/vOlRhGEhG7k Lawrence of Arabia, released in 1962, was a historical drama based on the life of T. E. Lawrence and his 1926 book Seven Pillars of Wisdom. Directed by David Lean, the film starred Peter O'Toole and Alec Guinness. Nominated for ten Oscars...

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SDS Port Huron Statement

SDS Port Huron Statement

In 1962 the Port Huron Statement, was adopted by the Students for a Democratic Society at the University of Michigan campus in Ann Arbor

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