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The whole world is watching: how the 1968 Chicago ‘police riot’ divided America. Where the national guard once stood in formation with bayonets fixed, a line of stands for rental bikes now stretches away along South Michigan Avenue.

The whole world is watching: how the 1968 Chicago ‘police riot’ divided America

Where protesters against the Vietnam war once massed, chanting “the whole world is watching”, sun shines on formal flower beds filled with purple hostas and golden lilies. Across the street, the facade of the Hilton Chicago looms, four towers of brick rising above war-like stone carvings of figures carrying shields and axes. There are few clues, but 50 years ago, this spot was a crucible of violence, which exposed fault lines in a divided and traumatised nation. A tumultuous season of assassinations, riots and war, 1968 was the year that changed America, in ways that still unfold today. And part of that momentous drama played out on summer nights in Chicago when blood ran in the streets and police orchestrated a riot as anti-war protesters tried to march upon the Democratic national convention calling for an end to the Vietnam war.

Society for US Intellectual History. The Sixties have been on my mind lately.

Society for US Intellectual History

I’m currently writing the early chapters of my book on the culture wars, where the Sixties figure large (the “Sixties” being a label loosely connected to the actual decade—the 1960s—yet not overly constrained by the decimal system). I argue it was during the Sixties when the stalemate later called the culture wars hardened to an unprecedented degree (which is not to say the clash over modernity was new, as I make clear in a previous post on “The Return of the Culture Wars.”) So the question I want to ponder in this post: were the Sixties radical?

1968 aux Etats-Unis, tournant politique des années de mouvement. 1James Cohen est professeur à l’Université de Paris 3 Sorbonne Nouvelle, CREW (EA 4399), auteur de À la poursuite des « illégaux ».

1968 aux Etats-Unis, tournant politique des années de mouvement

Politiques et mouvements anti-immigrés aux États-Unis, Éditions Le Croquant, 2012. 2Aux États-Unis, l’année 1968 se situe au milieu d’une grande vague de mouvements contestataires qui prend son essor au début des années 60 et se poursuit jusqu’au début des années 1970. Saisie de manière strictement événementielle, l’année est exceptionnellement riche en événements polarisants : affrontements de rue, actes de défiance des autorités civiles et militaires, assassinats d’acteurs de premier plan, enfin l’échéance électorale du mois de novembre dont les ondes de choc polarisantes n’ont pas fini de se faire sentir. Comme conjoncture politique, l’année pose de manière centrale la question du rapport de forces politiques entre les diverses formes d’opposition politique radicale constituant « le mouvement » et les forces conservatrices qui s’y opposaient. 4 Joshua B.

1961–1968. The 1967 Arab-Israeli War marked the failure of the Eisenhower, Kennedy, and Johnson administrations’ efforts to prevent renewed Arab-Israeli conflict following the 1956 Suez War.

1961–1968

Unwilling to return to what National Security Advisor Walter Rostow called the “tenuous chewing gum and string arrangements” established after Suez, the Johnson administration sought Israel’s withdrawal from the territories it had occupied in exchange for peace settlements with its Arab neighbors. This formula has remained the basis of all U.S. Middle East peacemaking efforts into the present.

President Lyndon Johnson and his advisors meet with Israeli Foreign Minister Abba Eban to discuss the developing crisis in the Middle East, May 26, 1967. (LBJ Library photo by Yoichi Okamoto) Six-Day War. The Six-Day War was a brief but bloody conflict fought in June 1967 between Israel and the Arab states of Egypt, Syria and Jordan.

Six-Day War

Following years of diplomatic friction and skirmishes between Israel and its neighbors, Israel Defense Forces launched preemptive air strikes that crippled the air forces of Egypt and its allies. Israel then staged a successful ground offensive and seized the Sinai Peninsula and the Gaza Strip from Egypt, the West Bank and East Jerusalem from Jordan, and the Golan Heights from Syria. The brief war ended with a U.N. Here's How the Six-Day War Changed the Map of the Middle East. 50 years later, a reporter recalls the 6-Day War – and the Israeli-Palestinian tensions that remain. American involvement in the Prague Spring of 1968. The Prague Spring as Seen from the United States.

The Prague Spring as Seen from the United States By William J.

The Prague Spring as Seen from the United States

Connell, LaMotta Chair and Professor of History, Seton Hall University The Prague Spring had resonances in the United States that were quite different from those in Europe. To begin with, because 1968 was a year of great domestic upheaval, the events in Czechoslovakia appeared distant and even, in certain respects, quaint. At the time American society was trying to cope with a war in Vietnam that was becoming increasingly bloody, with no easy end in view. Within the besieged American Establishment there were no doubt feelings of Schadenfreude stemming from recognition that Soviet leaders were confronting in Czechoslovakia some of the same idealistic turmoil that was then taking place in the US.

Thus, when the Soviet Union and other Warsaw Pact nations invaded Czechoslavakia on August 20, the American response was relatively weak. Review Of The Sixties (1970) The swinging sixties with Michael Caine – BBC London News. Launching the Space Race. The 1960s in America: Crash Course US History #40. The Sixties. CHAPTER ONE The Sixties Cultural Revolution in Britain, France, Italy, and the United States, c.1958-c.1974 By ARTHUR MARWICK Oxford University Press Read the Review Was There a Cultural Revolution c.1958-c.1974?

The Sixties

Nostalgia, Prejudice, and Debate Mention of `the sixties' rouses strong emotions even in those who were already old when the sixties began and those who were not even born when the sixties ended. For some it is a golden age, for others a time when the old secure framework of morality, authority, and discipline disintegrated.

Vietnam War: Causes, Facts & Impact. The Vietnam War was a long, costly and divisive conflict that pitted the communist government of North Vietnam against South Vietnam and its principal ally, the United States.

Vietnam War: Causes, Facts & Impact

I- A - Un contexte social et politique agité - Woodstock ou l'apogée du mouvement Hippie. Les années 1960-1970 sont une période marquée par de nombreux évènements aux Etats-Unis ainsi que dans le monde.

I- A - Un contexte social et politique agité - Woodstock ou l'apogée du mouvement Hippie

La suprématie Américaine issue de la seconde Guerre Mondiale favorise la mise en place d’une société dite de consommation à l’échelle mondiale, basée sur l’échange de biens et de services. Les années 60 sont marquées par l’apparition des premières contestations de ce mode de vie et de fonctionnement sociétal. C’est donc une période de transformation et de remise en cause pour les sociétés occidentales industrialisées tel que les Etats-Unis et l’Europe de L’Ouest. Cette période est aussi une période de conflit d’ordre social et politique. Woodstock ou l'apogée du mouvement Hippie - Nous tacherons de répondre, a travers se blog, a la question, a savoir, en quoi woodstock est il l'apogée du mouvement Hippie? Bibliographie. Sites internet •Dossier pédagogique - Destination Woodstock (consulté le lundi 15 novembre 2010) - > Ce site résume la vogue des festivals pop, le contexte historique, l'histoire du mouvement Hippy, la mode de L’esthétique hippie et les instruments de musique.

Bibliographie

•Claire Tartarin / Hugo Halbout / Chloé Storch - Publié dans : trois jours de paix en plein climat de tension ( consulté le 15 novembre 2010 ) - > L'organisation du festival et son déroulement,nouveau mode de vie contre culturel et l' analyse sur la signification des chansons. •elwood1.free.fr – Woodstock (consulté le lundi 27 septembre) - > Ce site parle du mythe de Woodstock avec quelques photos et une découvertes des groupes anglophones qui ont marqué les années 1960/1970.

•Agoravox,fr - Il y a 40 ans, Woodstock (consulté le lundi 8 Novembre )- > Retour en arrière sur le Festival de Woodstock. •Collection de photos d'Elliot Landy - > Photos officielles de Woodstock réalisées par Elloit Landy. Films. The Sixties. Festival de Woodstock : 1969 - 2009 - Vidéo Dailymotion.