13_PostwarMovementCulture - Terms and Outline Viva La Causa...

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Terms and Outline Viva La Causa : America’s Post-War Movement Culture I. Movement Culture in Context Ex: Civil Rights Movement Æ Black Freedom Struggle JFK: “idealist without illusions” “ask not what your country can do for you—ask what you can do for your country” II. Youth Movement A. Perspective “military-industrial complex” Bob Dylan: “the times they are a-changin” B. New Left 1. Foundations Tom Hayden, Al Haber: Students for a Democratic Society (SDS) Port Huron Statement (1962) UC-Berkeley: Free Speech Movement (FSM) 2. Vietnam protest “Conscientious objector” #s up from Korea (7,600 Æ 56,000) 3. Inspirations Teach-ins Black Power “shoot to kill” and Lenin 4. Flashpoints: Spring 1968 Columbia University : “We are moving toward power” Harvard, Cornell, Berkeley Democratic National Convention (Chicago) Yippies (New Youth International party) Abbie Hoffman: “Or conception of revolution is that it’s fun” Mayor Rd. Daley Anti-war and youth movements fragment Weathermen C. Counter-Culture: 1830s’ utopians and 1950s Beats Æ 1960s “Hippies” 1. Foundations Timothy Leary: “tune in, turn on, drop out” Mysticism, hallucinogenic drugs, collective living Haight-Ashbury District, East Village, 14 th Street 2. Communes 3. Woodstock, August 1969 500,000 “flower children”, 3 days music Joan Baez, Jimi Hendrix, Crosby, Stills, Nash and Young, Santana Woodstock Take 2: ideal meets reality Rolling Stones, Hell’s Angels 4. Counter-culture becomes the culture
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“the difference between a rock king and a robber baron [was] about 6” of hair” III. Black Freedom Struggle
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  • Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee, Gay Liberation, A. Foundations

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