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America in Crisis: 1968 and 1969
Fifty years ago, the United States faced its gravest crisis since the Civil War. While war raged in Vietnam, the streets of America were also battlegrounds. Divisions between generations, races, genders and classes ripped apart the social fabric of American society. Gain new understanding of the issues and events that traumatized the nation in 1968 and 1969 and why those issues still plague us today.
Presented by Michael Weis, Professor of History, Illinois Wesleyan University