These Historic Moments Defined the 1960s

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The 1960s in America was a revolutionary decade. It was a time of frequent social and political unrest, culminating in a call for civil rights for the African American community. Icons like Martin Luther King Jr., John F. Kennedy and Marilyn Monroe were both celebrated and lost in the same decade.

At the same time, the country was divided over the Vietnam War, and a new counterculture generation found their voice. Relive one of America’s most radical decades with our collection of the most historic moments that defined the 1960s.