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VPT Public Screening: American Experience's 1964
Tuesday, May 13, 2014 7:00 pm
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Catamount Arts
115 Eastern Avenue
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St. Johnsbury, VT
VPT sponsored

Preview & discussion of American Experience's 1964 with special guest Jon Margolis.

It was the year of the Beatles and the Civil Rights Act; of the Gulf of Tonkin and Barry Goldwater’s presidential campaign; the year that cities across the country erupted in violence and Americans tried to make sense of the Kennedy assassination. Based on The Last Innocent Year: America in 1964 by award-winning journalist Jon Margolis, this film follows some of the most prominent figures of the time — Lyndon B. Johnson, Martin Luther King, Jr., Barry Goldwater, Betty Friedan — and brings out from the shadows the actions of ordinary Americans whose frustrations, ambitions and anxieties began to turn the country onto a new and different course.

This event is free and open to the public.

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