Making sense of the Sixties: Picking up the pieces

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  • Discusses how and why more extreme splinter groups like the Black Panthers came to be, as well as two new movements: the environmental movement and the women's movement. Finally, it recreates the national mood at the end of the decade when the Vietnam vets came home, when hundreds of Black Panthers were arrested or killed, when Richard Nixon was forced to resign, and when the country is held hostage by OPEC.


  • Originally shown on the PBS series: Making sense of the sixties.
  • Closed captioned for the hearing impaired.
  • "MSIX 105."
  • VHS format.
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