American Experience

1964 Chapter 1

Clip: Season 26 Episode 2 | 7m 5s

1964 was the year the Beatles came to America, Cassius Clay became Muhammad Ali, and 3 civil rights workers were murdered in Mississippi. It was the year when Berkeley students rose up in protest, African Americans fought back against injustice in Harlem, and Barry Goldwater’s conservative revolution took over the Republican Party. In myriad ways, 1964 was the year when Americans faced choices.

Aired: 01/14/14

Rating: NR

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