Nov 20th Lecture - Reform & New Left

Nov 20th Lecture - Reform & New Left - , 1962 LBJ:...

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Reform Movements and the “New Left” of the 1960s and 1970s Anxiety and Affluence Post-war economic prosperity Concern re conformity --David Riesman,  The Lonely Crowd , 1950 --Non-conforming “Beat Generation” African-American Civil Rights Movement Nuclear terror/Disarmament movement Reform:  Challenging Fundamental Assumptions JFK and the “War on Poverty” Michael Harrington,  The Other America
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Unformatted text preview: , 1962 LBJ: Let Us Continue and The Great Society Civil Rights Act, 1964 Equal Opportunity Act Medicare and Medicaid, 1965 Rights Consciousness and Civil Rights Movements Latinos Native Americans Women Gays and Lesbians The New Left Students for Democratic Society Free Speech Movement and Student Movement Anti (Vietnam) War Movement...
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This note was uploaded on 03/23/2010 for the course HIS 315L taught by Professor Victoriaallison during the Spring '08 term at University of Texas at Austin.

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