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Libraries Rock! Summer Reading Program: Political & Peace Movements
Put Your Bodies upon the Wheels by Kenneth J. HeinemanTraces the revolution's growth from a rebellion against parental control and the Vietnam War to a coercive and sometimes divisive social movement, and examines the protestors, their motives, their critics, and their legacy.
Call Number: LA229 .H45 2001
Riot on Sunset Strip by Domenic Priore; Arthur Lee (Foreword by)From the moment the Byrds debuted at Ciro’s on March 26th 1965 — with Bob Dylan joining them on stage — through the demonstrations of November 1966, Sunset Strip nightclubs introduced the Doors, Buffalo Springfield the Mothers of Invention, and so many more. Riot on Sunset Strip shows how this legendary scene came together, burned briefly but brilliantly, and then fell apart after the Summer of Love. This inspiring book evokes a raucous, revolutionary time in American culture for those who lived it and contemporary youth culture fascinated by the time.
Sound Targets by Jonathan PieslakExplores the role of music in American military culture, focusing on the experiences of soldiers returning from active service in Iraq ; describes how American soldiers hear, share, use & produce music, both on & off duty
America : a tribute to heroesA musical tribute to the fallen heroes of the September 11, 2001 terrorist caused disaster in the United States with the destruction of the World Trade Center in New York, the Pentagon attack in Washington, DC, and the airplane crash in Pennsylvania
1968 with Tom Brokaw1968: in that single year, MLK and RFK were assassinated, Chicago rioted, Nixon triumphed, and Tet exploded. The top music acts were the Beatles, the Doors, Otis Redding and Marvin Gaye. Man circled the Moon. From Civil Rights to Vietnam, from rock & roll to rocket science, 1968 stands out as a concentrated dose of everything we think of as the Sixties