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February 8th, 1964 LBJ APPOINTS SARGENT SHRIVER TO HEAD WAR ON POVERTY
March 13th, 1964 GIRL STABBED TO DEATH - NEIGHBORS DON'T WANT TO GET INVOLVED
July 2nd, 1964 PRESIDENT JOHNSON SIGNS HISTORIC CIVIL RIGHTS BILL
July 6th, 1964 TOPLESS BATHING SUITS CAUSES BIG STIR ON NATION'S BEACHES
July 6th, 1964 NEW YORK WORLD'S FAIR FAILS TO ATTRACT A CROWD
August 7th, 1964 TONKIN GULF RESOLUTION PASSED BY CONGRESS
September 13th, 1964 SOVIET COUP SWEEPS NIKITA KHRUSCHEV OUT OF POWER
October 15th, 1964 KING GIVES PRIZE TO MOMEMENT
October 16th, 1964 PEOPLE'S REPUBLIC OF CHINA EXPLODES ITS FIRST A-BOMB
October 21st, 1964 LBJ PLEDGES NOT TO USE AMERICAN TROOPS
November 3rd, 1964 PRESIDENT JOHNSON WINS REELECTION IN LANDSIDE!
December 3rd, 1964 UC CAMPUS ROCKED BY FREE SPEECH MOVEMENT
January 4th, 1965 LBJ OUTLINES PROGRAMS FOR A "GREAT SOCIETY"
February 1st, 1965 MARTIN LUTHER KING LEADS SELMA MARCH
February 7th, 1965 VIET CONG HIT AMERICAN AIRBASE
February 8th, 1965 U.S. BOMBERS POUND NORTH VIETNAMESE TARGETS
February 21st, 1965 BLACK LEADER MALCOM X ASSASSINATED
March 2nd, 1965 U.S. TROOPS COME ASHORE IN SOUTH VIETNAM
March 25th, 1965 KU KLUX KLANSMEN KILL CIVIL RIGHTS LEADER
March 30th, 1965 BOMBS RIPS U.S. EMBASSY IN SAIGON
April 4th, 1965 MIG FIGHTER DOWNS U.S. JETS
April 15th, 1965 GRATEFUL DEAD START ACID-ROCK CRAZE IN SAN FRANCISCO
April 19th, 1965 ALL- NEWS RADIO FORMAT TRIED IN NEW YOURK
April 28th, 1965 U.S. TROOPS SENT TO DOMINICAN REPUBLIC
April 29th, 1965 AUSSIE TROOPS STORM ASHORE IN VIET NAM
May 15th, 1965 TEACH-IN GOES OUT TO 100 COLLEGES
May 17th, 1965 MAO CALLS FOR REVOLUTIONARY WARS IN DEVELOPING NATIONS
June 1st, 1965 LADY BIRD CALLS FOR A BEAUTIFICATION OF AMERICA
July 23rd, 1965 DROUGHT HITS NORTHEAST
July 28th, 1965 LBJ DOUBLES DRAFT CALLS
August 8th, 1965 "GO-GO" GIRLS GO BOTTOMLESS
November 30th, 1965 NADER RIPS AUTO INDUSTRY