Stuck In The Sixties

Stuck In The Sixties

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The 1960s were a colorful, tumultuous age that transformed American society. Ever since the decade ended, Americans have debated the changes that it unleashed. While most liberals argue that the eraa€™s eff ects were mainly positi ve and long overdue, conservati ves perceive the 1960s as a disastrous ti me that has left ruinous legacies for us. Stuck in the Sixti es analyzes conservati vesa€™ views about the 1960s era and its legacies by examining their discourse about such sixti es fi gures and movements as John F. Kennedy, Marti n Luther King, Jr., the civil-rights movement, the Warren Court, the Great Society, the Vietnam War, the anti war movement, the New Left , and the counterculture. The book reveals that, for a generati on, a focus on att acking and reversing the legacies of the 1960s has been essenti al to the conservati ve Republican agenda.For example, comedian Drew Carey, star of the recent ABC sitcom, The Drew Carey Show, was a staunch Republican. The logo ... Careya#39;s production company also produced the situation comedy Norm, starring Norm MacDonald, a staunchanbsp;...

Title:Stuck In The Sixties
Author:George Rising
Publisher:Xlibris Corporation - 2010-11-08


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