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1968 at the Somers Library

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Somers Library, Rte 139 & Reis Park, NY
  • Cost: Free
  • 9142325717
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1968 at the Somers Library
Thursday, September 24, 6:30 – 8:00 pm

1968 was the most turbulent year of the Swinging 60s and America seemed to be coming apart: The Vietnam War becoming increasingly unpopular, both Martin Luther King and Robert Kennedy were assassinated, and a riot occurred during the Democratic National Convention in Chicago. There were trouble spots around the world, in Czechoslovakia, France, and Mexico. Lyndon Johnson decided to not seek re-election as president and both women’s lib and the civil rights movement were major issues. After all these stressful events, 1968 ends with man circling the moon. This program MAY be virtual; please check our online calendar at www.somerslibrary.org to check the status as well as register, or call 914-232-5717.

Our programs are funded by The Friends of the Library – thanks for your support!
The Somers Library ~ 914-232-5717 ~ www.somerslibrary.org

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