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cover_flying.gifThe Civil Rights Movement

http://www.factmonster.com/p/brainpop/civilrights.html
http://pbskids.org/wayback/fair/index.html


Martin Luther King, Jr.

The Martin Luther King, Jr. Research and Education Institute
http://mlk-kpp01.stanford.edu/

Listen/see Martin Luther King Jr.'s "I Have a Dream" Speech, August 1963
http://mlk-kpp01.stanford.edu/index.php/resources/article/video_dr_martin_luther_king_jr_i_have_a_dream_speech/


The March on Washington, August 28, 1963

http://www.factmonster.com/spot/marchonwashington.html

Told moments before he stepped on stage that Martin Luther King had been assassinated, Bobby Kennedy spoke these words “off the cuff.” The city of Indianapolis was one of the few cities that stayed calm that night as elsewhere across the United States riots of protest and grief erupted. Hear and see:
http://www.americanrhetoric.com/speeches/rfkonmlkdeath.html


1960s history timeline

http://www.factmonster.com/ipka/A0903597.html


President John Kennedy

http://www.jfklibrary.org/
http://www.historyplace.com/kennedy/gallery.htm

JFK’s inauguration speech:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BLmiOEk59n8&feature=related

Speaking to the nation on the Cuban missile crisis
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=W50RNAbmy3M

Speaking to the nation on the integration of the University of Alabama
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QF_3LW8lGP4&feature=related


Senator Bobby Kennedy

http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/amex/rfk/index.html


President Lyndon Baines Johnson

http://www.lbjlib.utexas.edu/


Apollo 11 Moon Landing

Watch the first step on the moon:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RMINSD7MmT4


The Vietnam War

http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/amex/vietnam/
http://www.spartacus.schoolnet.co.uk/vietnam.html

"What we need in the United States is not division; what we need in the United States is not hatred; what we need in the United States is not violence and lawlessness, but is love, and wisdom, and compassion toward one another, and a feeling of justice toward those who still suffer within our country, whether they be white or whether they be black."

Robert F. Kennedy

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