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The Last Innocent Year: America in 1964 by Jon Margolis
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Senator Barry M. Goldwater Papers, Arizona State University Libraries
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Streamline Films, Inc.
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Thomas Hoepker/Magnum Photos
Tom Kuykendall /Free Speech Movement Archives
UCLA Film & Television Archive
McCain Library and Archives, The University of Southern Mississippi
William Klein / ARTE France
Wisconsin Historical Society
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