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By Rob Kirkpatrick

In 1969, guy landed at the moon; the “Miracle Mets” captivated activities lovers; scholars took over collage campuses and demonstrators battled police; the US witnessed the Woodstock tune competition; Hollywood produced Easy Rider; Kurt Vonnegut released Slaughterhouse-Five; punk song used to be born; and there has been homicide at Altamont Speedway. Compelling, well timed, and a blast to learn, 1969 chronicles the yr in tradition and society, activities, tune, movie, politics, and expertise. This wealthy, complete background is ideal if you survived 1969 or in the event you easily are looking to consider as if they did.

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