Revisit the year that transformed the nation.
Using Mark Kurlansky’s 1968: The Year that Rocked the World as a guiding text, we will explore different aspects of American culture. All meetings at 7 pm.
A Humanities NY Discussion.
Thursday, September 27 Introduction and Kick-off with Dr. Flaten
Thursday, October 25 Apollo 8 by Jeff Kluger & a presentation of 50 years of manned space travel with Cornell Dept. of Astronomy experts
Thursday, November 29 The Vietnam War—excerpts from the Ken Burns film series
Thursday, January 3 The Human Rights Movement
Thursday, January 31 Looking Back and Looking Forward– Where Do We Go From Here?