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Gaines, James R.

Summary: "A bold and original argument that upends the myth of the Fifties as a decade of conformity to celebrate the solitary, brave, and stubborn individuals who pioneered the radical gay rights, feminist, civil rights, and environmental movements, from historian James R. Gaines"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 2022

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 306.0973 GAI

Moretta, John

Summary: "Among the most significant subcultures in modern U.S. history, the hippies had a far-reaching impact on American society. The entrenched institutions within the political and cultural establishments that the hippies challenged, or abandoned, mainly prevailed. Yet the nonviolent, egalitarian principles of the movement, underpinned an era of civic protest that brought an end to the Vietnam War"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2017

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 305.5 MOR

Summary: Tells the story of the radical underground radio station WBCN-FM, set against the dazzling and profound social, political, and cultural changes that took place in Boston and nationally during the late '60s and early '70s.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: PBS Distribution 2022

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2 available in E-TV DVDs, Call number: DVD E-TV WBC

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD WBC

1 hold on 1 copy

Summary: Ram Dass shares the essence of his core wisdom through his iconic humor, joy, and honesty. Historical footage compliments an engaging conversation with director Jamie Catto as they explore the life experiences that helped to free Ram Dass from the attachment to his "somebody-ness" a journey that transformed him into the radiant soul who now inspires a new generation. It is the quintessential...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2020

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Selvin, Joel

Summary: In this breathtaking cultural history filled with exclusive, never-before-revealed details, celebrated rock journalist Joel Selvin tells the definitive story of the Rolling Stones' infamous Altamont concert in San Francisco, the disastrous historic event that marked the end of the idealistic 1960s. The product of 20 years of research and dozens of interviews with many key players, including...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Dey St., an imprint of William Morrow Publishers 2016

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 781.6 SEL

Summary: "In the late '60s, a changing social and political climate inspired a new generation to create a lifestyle outside the mainstream. Twenty-two year-old Arlo's journey to find a place for himself and his music includes a visit to his dying father in the hospital, gigs in New York and romps with his friends Alice and Ray, who run a small restaurant in Stockbridge, Massachusetts. And when an...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: MGM Home Entertainment Inc. 2001

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1 available in Comedy DVDs, Call number: DVD COMEDY ALI

Summary: "For the 400th anniversary of the Mayflower's arrival, a landmark collection of firsthand accounts charting the history of the English newcomers and their fateful encounters with the region's native peoples. For centuries the story of the Pilgrims and the Mayflower has been told and retold -- the landing at Plymouth Rock and the first Thanksgiving, and the decades that followed, as the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Library of America 2021

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1 available in New Non-fiction, Call number: 973 PLY

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