Sign In   |   View Cart   |     |   Help
Osher Lifelong Learning Institute
at the University of Massachusetts Boston
 
Print Course information
Email me when offered
Return to Course Catalog

OLLI Course Catalog > ALL COURSES

The Times They Are A-Changin' The Sixties (offered at the Hingham Public Library)  

This course will open with JFK’s Inaugural Address, the hope of Camelot and the New Frontier, and then descend to the lowest point in the decade with the assassinations of Martin Luther King and Robert Kennedy, The Tet Offensive in Vietnam, and the 1968 Democratic Convention in Chicago while “The Whole World Was Watching.” The decade ended in the huge explosion of creativity during the Woodstock Concert, which concluded with virtually no violence and produced some of the most iconic music performances in U.S. history. We will examine the rise of the counter-culture, new feminism, racial conflict, the energetic creativity of music, theater, film, art, literature, and deep ideological debates that spawned social movements and political division. *Song title from song written and performed by Bob Dylan.

 

This class has ended. Click here to continue searching for courses.

Having trouble
reading this page?

If you are using a PC,
press and hold down
the Ctrl key while also
pressing =.
If you are using a Mac,
the keystroke ?+ will
enlarge the size of the
font.
 
617.287.7312

McCormack Hall, 3rd floor, Room 003
University of Massachusetts Boston
100 Morrissey Blvd.
Boston, MA 02125-3393 USA

© Copyright 2014 UMass Boston