As children are headed back to school, here is a little history lesson of what we experienced in the 1960s. Continue reading
Fifty years ago, the news was about the rioting in Detroit. Here is a clip about how our leaders, at the time, were planning to fix things: Continue reading
First a little history. Here is an overview of what was decided by the Supreme Court of the U.S. on June 12, 1967 as Loving versus the State of Virginia. Continue reading
It is Pride Week in San Francisco! People come from all over the country to see San Francisco’s Gay Pride Parade. More than 250 contingents participated in the 2017 march and parade, the 47th pride parade, held on Sunday, June 25. Continue reading
The spring of 1967 in San Francisco included an anti-Vietnam War march of 50,000 people on April 15, 1967.
In 1967, the Smothers Brothers Comedy Hour started on CBS. It ran from 1967 to 1969 and evolved into daring political satire of the Vietnam War era. In 1969, just as President Richard Nixon was beginning his administration, they were fired by CBS. Here the brothers are explaining how their show was cancelled. Continue reading