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Tim’s Light Reading (5/19/2011)

1 (of 6 total). The 1960s: Good or Bad for America? Charles Kaiser argues for good in this brief CNN article. Among many designations, others have called it “The End of Modern America” and the “Age of Contradiction.” Here’s the opening of Kaiser’s piece (bolds mine): —————————————————————-“It is possible to read the history of this country as one long struggle to extend the liberties established in our Constitution to everyone in America.” — Molly Ivins, great American newspaperwoman Forty years after they ended, the 1960s remain the most controversial decade of the 20th century. Either you believe that they destroyed Read more