"Great Acid from America": Murder, moral panic, and the underworld consumption of illicit drugs in countercultural London
Farm Supports and Food Stamps: How Agricultural Abundance Divided Liberals in the 1960s and Gave Us the Farm Bill
"The Best a White America Has to Offer": Robert Kennedy and the Racial Crisis of the 1960s
The following OAH Distinguished Lecturers study and speak on the 1960s. Let these historians help your audience understand more about this dynamic era and the changes it brought to American culture and society.
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requires large two-image screen, slide projector, 2 motion picture projectors) Read More
More than a boxer, Muhammad Ali stands as a representative of 1960s culture as a fighter, a self-promoter, draft resister, and a member of the Nation of Islam. This talk focuses on Ali’s transition from Golden Gloves champion to a successful petitioner for justice before the Supreme Court. Read More
This lecture, based on my 2015 book, is about the history of the culture wars, that dramatic struggle which pitted liberal, progressive, and secular Americans against their conservative, traditional, and religious counterparts, and that captured the attention of the nation during the 1980s and...(Read More)