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01:11 Today’s Points 1. Observers in the 1960s anticipated that the nation’s youth could become a singular force to transform American politics and culture. 2. At the center of this expectation was rock music, which transformed during the decade from a commodity that reinforced adult values into a statement of distinct youth ideals, identity, and rebellion. 3. But by the 1970s, rock music failed to create a unified youth politics and instead left a mixed legacy in American culture. Rock Music and the Search for a Unified Generational Politics Lecture 26 Generational Politics of the 1960s 1. Push for a new society that maximizes individual freedom, expression, and opportunity 2. Resistance to large institutions and bureaucracies that limit this 3. Alienation from the politics and culture of their parents’ generation A Coherent Youth Politics Could young people during the 1960s have built a unified and coherent politics based around youth identity? Pt. I—Early Rock Music and the Culture of Conformity
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