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Comm Lecture. 10.29.07 “Seeds of the sixties” 1. Baby boom…more just a habit than a planned event. Near 70% of babyboomers spent their childhood in suburbs. 2. Gender roles…very limiting for women. ‘Placid families’ Strict rules about behavior 3. Popularity of the ‘black’ music. Rebellious attitude. Questioning…Fear of communism/Russia. ‘America is free’ brainwash. Segregation in schools and in society. Brown vs. Board of Education scandal. 50s origins for 1960s -For most people, the rules of conformity worked. Has it changed today??? The conformity in the 1950s that came after WWII was for many people incredibly uncomfortable. “I felt like I was from another planet.” That was the psychological origin of 60s. Mr. Robinson Drummed in “Communist Tyranny” story. McCarthy protected us from this tyranny. In Russia, there were no independent views, etc. opposite of what education is really about. When in 1955, the images of boycotts and sit-ins began to appear in the mass media, the
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This note was uploaded on 08/13/2008 for the course COMM 165 taught by Professor Vonblum during the Fall '07 term at UCLA.

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