The Resource A hard rain : America in the 1960s, our decade of hope, possibility, and innocence lost, Frye Gaillard

A hard rain : America in the 1960s, our decade of hope, possibility, and innocence lost, Frye Gaillard

Label
A hard rain : America in the 1960s, our decade of hope, possibility, and innocence lost
Title
A hard rain
Title remainder
America in the 1960s, our decade of hope, possibility, and innocence lost
Statement of responsibility
Frye Gaillard
Title variation
America in the 1960s, our decade of hope, possibility, and innocence lost
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Frye Gaillard has given us a deeply personal history, bringing his keen storyteller's eye to this pivotal time in American life. He explores the competing story arcs of tragedy and hope through the political and social movements of the times - civil rights, black power, women's liberation, the Vietnam War and the protests against it. But he also examines the cultural manifestations of change--music, literature, art, religion, and science--and so we meet not only the Brothers Kennedy, Martin Luther King Jr., and Malcolm X, but also Gloria Steinem, Janis Joplin, Jimi Hendrix, Johnny Cash, Harper Lee, Mister Rogers, Rachel Carson, James Baldwin, Andy Warhol, Billy Graham, Thomas Merton, George Wallace, Richard Nixon, Angela Davis, Barry Goldwater, the Beatles, Bob Dylan, and the Berrigan Brothers. "There are many different ways to remember the sixties," Gaillard writes, "and this is mine. There was in these years the sense of a steady unfolding of time, as if history were on a forced march, and the changes spread to every corner of our lives. As future generations debate the meaning (and I seek to do some of that here), I hope to offer a sense of how it felt. I have tried provide within these pages one writer's reconstruction and remembrance of a transcendent era--one that, for better or worse, lives with us still
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1946-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Gaillard, Frye
Dewey number
973.922
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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  • Social change
  • Popular culture
  • Civil rights movements
  • Race relations
  • National characteristics, American
  • Nineteen sixties
  • United States
  • United States
  • United States
Target audience
adult
Label
A hard rain : America in the 1960s, our decade of hope, possibility, and innocence lost, Frye Gaillard
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Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The movement -- The voices -- JFK -- The pill and other changes -- Out with the old -- Reality check -- The wall -- Sixty-one dingers -- The words of change -- The rainbow sign -- Ole Miss -- The missiles and the making of JFK -- Setting the stage -- A line in the dust -- Murder and dreams -- Women's voices -- Birmingham and Dallas -- The Warren Commission -- LBJ -- The British invasion -- Freedom summer -- Cynicism and free speech -- Landslide -- Keepers of the dream -- The blood of Malcolm -- Marches and Martyrs -- Billy Graham speaks -- Vietnam -- Rebellion in California -- Grapes of Wrath -- The Sounds of Music -- A nation at war -- RFK -- Black power -- Music in Alabama -- In cold blood -- Is God dead? -- You have the right -- We are all Mississippians -- Measures of progress -- Dispatches -- The road to Riverside -- Rockwell and the power of art -- Burn, baby, burn -- Summer of Rage -- Summer of Love -- Joplin and Ronstadt -- Mr. Justice Marshall -- Jonathan Kozol and Mister Rogers -- The war at home -- A Philadelphia story -- The movies -- Dump Johnson -- The last campaigns -- Grief and rage -- Indiana -- Is everybody okay? -- The shadow of death -- Chicago -- A southern strategy -- The global sixties -- Earthrise -- President Nixon -- After black power, women's liberation -- The specter of busing -- The burning river -- Stonewall -- Dylan, Woodstock, and Cash -- One small step -- Toward a bloody ending -- Homecoming -- Redemption
Dimensions
25 cm
Extent
687 pages
Form of item
regular print reproduction
Isbn
9781588383440
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • 448842
  • (HPL)298615
  • 448842
Label
A hard rain : America in the 1960s, our decade of hope, possibility, and innocence lost, Frye Gaillard
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The movement -- The voices -- JFK -- The pill and other changes -- Out with the old -- Reality check -- The wall -- Sixty-one dingers -- The words of change -- The rainbow sign -- Ole Miss -- The missiles and the making of JFK -- Setting the stage -- A line in the dust -- Murder and dreams -- Women's voices -- Birmingham and Dallas -- The Warren Commission -- LBJ -- The British invasion -- Freedom summer -- Cynicism and free speech -- Landslide -- Keepers of the dream -- The blood of Malcolm -- Marches and Martyrs -- Billy Graham speaks -- Vietnam -- Rebellion in California -- Grapes of Wrath -- The Sounds of Music -- A nation at war -- RFK -- Black power -- Music in Alabama -- In cold blood -- Is God dead? -- You have the right -- We are all Mississippians -- Measures of progress -- Dispatches -- The road to Riverside -- Rockwell and the power of art -- Burn, baby, burn -- Summer of Rage -- Summer of Love -- Joplin and Ronstadt -- Mr. Justice Marshall -- Jonathan Kozol and Mister Rogers -- The war at home -- A Philadelphia story -- The movies -- Dump Johnson -- The last campaigns -- Grief and rage -- Indiana -- Is everybody okay? -- The shadow of death -- Chicago -- A southern strategy -- The global sixties -- Earthrise -- President Nixon -- After black power, women's liberation -- The specter of busing -- The burning river -- Stonewall -- Dylan, Woodstock, and Cash -- One small step -- Toward a bloody ending -- Homecoming -- Redemption
Dimensions
25 cm
Extent
687 pages
Form of item
regular print reproduction
Isbn
9781588383440
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • 448842
  • (HPL)298615
  • 448842

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