The 1960s (1960-1969) /

"This important resource provides students and researchers new insights into the 1960s in the U.S., through an in-depth analysis of forty important primary source documents and their lasting effect on American history. Defining Documents in American History: 1960s provides detailed, thought-pro...

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Other Authors: Shally-Jensen, Michael, (Editor)
Format: Book
Published:Ipswich, Massachusetts : Salem Press, a division of EBSCO Information Services ; Amenia, NY : Grey House Publishing, [2016]
Series:Defining documents in American history (Salem Press)
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Table of Contents:
  • Visions of a New Era. JFK: "The New Frontier" ; Eisenhower's Farewell Address ; JFK: "Ask Not What Your Country Can Do for You" ; EO 10924: Establishment of the Peace Corps ; Newton Minow: "Television and the Public Interest" ; JFK: "We Choose to Go to the Moon" ; George Wallace: "Segregation Now, Segregation Tomorrow, and Segregation Forever" ; LBJ: "The Great Society" ; Barry Goldwater: "Extremism in the Defense of Liberty Is No Vice" ; Ronald Reagan: "A Time for Choosing"
  • Confrontations with Communism. Fidel Castro: Second Declaration of Havana ; JFK: Report on the Soviet Arms Buildup in Cuba ; Foreign Relations of the United States (1961-1963): Southeast Asia
  • Vietnam ; JFK: "A Strategy of Peace" ; JFK: "Ich bin ein Berliner" ; Limited Test Ban Treaty ; LBJ: The Gulf of Tonkin Incident ; LBJ: "Peace without Conquest" ; Robert S. McNamara: "No Attractive Course of Action" ; The Tet Offensive: A CIA Assessment ; LBJ: Address to the Nation Announcing Steps to Limit the War in Vietnam ; Richard Nixon: "The Silent Majority" and "Vietnamization"
  • Civil Rights, Social Justice, and Antiwar Activism. Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee Constitution ; Port Huron Statement ; Engel v. Vitale ; Gideon V. Wainwright ; MLK: "Letter from Birmingham Jail" ; Huldah (Beth) Taylor: Account of My Participation in the Sit-ins ; Equal Pay Act of 1963 ; John L. Lewis: Address to the March on Washington ; MLK: "I Have a Dream" ; Malcolm X: "The Ballot or the Bullet" ; Civil Rights Act of 1964 ; Mario Savio: "Put Your Bodies upon the Gears" ; Call for a March on Washington to End the War ; LBJ: "The American Promise ; Griswold v. Connecticut ; Miranda v. Arizona ; National Organization for Women (NOW) Founding Statement ; Loving v. Virginia ; An Antidraft Call to Action ; Huey Newton: A Black Panther on Self-Defense ; EO 11246: Nondiscrimination in Government Employment ; RFK: "An Unwinnable War" ; Indian Civil Rights Act ; âCâesar Châavez: Prayer of the Farm Workers' Struggle ; Weathermen Manifesto ; Stonewall Riot Leaflet.