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HIST 320 America in the Sixties

Prerequisite: HIST 217 or HIST 218 or permission of the instructor. (Course is offered every three years/3 credits) 

This course is an in-depth examination of American society, culture and politics during the period commonly known as “the sixties.” The course will cover American politics, the Cold War, nuclear proliferation, social movements, the Vietnam War and American popular culture. Course materials include books and articles, movies, documentaries and sound recordings, as well as guest lectures by 60s participants.