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1968: The Year That Rocked the World

1968: The Year That Rocked the World

Brings to teeming life the cultural and political history of the pivotal year of 1968, when television's influence on global events first became apparent, and spontaneous uprisings occurred simultaneously around the world.

Part I - The Winter of Our Discontent

Chapter 1: THE WEEK IT BEGAN

Chapter 2: HE WHO ARGUES WITH A MOSQUITO NET

Chapter 3: A DREAD UNFURLING OF THE BUSHY EYEBROW

Chapter 4: TO BREATHE IN A POLISH EAR

Part II - Prague Spring

Chapter 5: ON THE GEARS OF AN ODIOUS MACHINE

Chapter 6: HEROES

Chapter 7: A POLISH CATEGORICAL IMPERATIVE

Chapter 8: POETRY, POLITICS, AND A TOUGH SECOND ACT

Chapter 9: SONS AND DAUGHTERS OF THE NEW FATHERLAND

Chapter 10: WAGNERIAN OVERTONES OF A HIP AND BEARDED REVOLUTION

Chapter 11: APRIL MOTHERFUCKERS

Chapter 12: MONSIEUR, WE THINK YOU ARE ROTTEN

Chapter 13: THE PLACE TO BE

Part III - The Summer Olympics

Chapter 14: PLACES NOT TO BE

Chapter 15: THE CRAFT OF DULL POLITICS

Chapter 16: PHANTOM FUZZ DOWN BY THE STOCKYARDS

Chapter 17: THE SORROW OF PRAGUE EAST

Chapter 18: THE GHASTLY STRAIN OF A SMILE

Chapter 19: IN AN AZTEC PLACE

Part IV - The Fall of Nixon

Chapter 20: THEORY AND PRACTICE FOR THE FALL SEMESTER

Chapter 21: THE LAST HOPE

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