October 21, 2011
Back to 1969?
Charles Dickens could have written about it: "It was the best of times, it was the worst of times, it was the age of wisdom, it was the age of foolishness, it was the epoch of belief, it was the epoch of incredulity, it was the season of Light, it was the season of Darkness, it was the spring of hope, it was the winter of despair, we had everything before us, we had nothing before us, we were all going direct to heaven, we were all going direct the other way." Not to mention tin soldiers and Nixon coming. The following events happened within one month: July 18: Ted Kennedy drove his car off the road at Chappaquiddik, killing Mary Jo Kopechne. July 20: Men first walked on the moon, planting the US flag on it. August 9: Members of Charlie Manson's cult murdered Sharon Tate, who was eight months pregnant, and three of her friends. August 15-19: the Woodstock music festival was held in upstate New York. About 900 US servicemen died in Vietnam. Throughout...(Read Full Article)