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The 1960s timeline. Key US
North Korea invades South Korea and captures Seoul in the first weeks of the conflict. At the United Nations, the Soviet Union is boycotting proceedings, so the ...
1960: American U-2 spy plane, piloted by Francis Gary Powers, shot down over Russia (May 1). Khrushchev kills Paris summit conference because of U-2 (May ...
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Jul 31, 2014
1961. Freedom rides; Twenty-third Amendment gives District of Columbia the right to vote for President; Berlin crisis; Peace Corps; Bay of Pigs; 16,000 in ...