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1964: American Experience Previous Broadcasts

KQED 9: Tue, Jun 3, 2014 -- 7:30 PM

It was the year of the Beatles and the Civil Rights Act; of the Gulf of Tonkin and Barry Goldwater's campaign for the presidency; the year that Americans learned smoking was bad for their health and Cassius Clay became Muhammad Ali; the year that cities across the country erupted in violence and Americans tried to make sense of the assassination of their president. Based on The Last Innocent Year: America in 1964, by award-winning journalist Jon Margolis, this film follows some of the most prominent figures of the time - Lyndon B. Johnson, Martin Luther King, Jr., Barry Goldwater, Betty Friedan -- and bring out from the shadows the actions of ordinary Americans whose frustrations, ambitions, and anxieties began to turn the country onto a different course.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Life: Sun, Jun 8, 2014 -- 3:30 AM
  • KQED 9: Sun, Jun 8, 2014 -- 3:30 AM
  • KQED Life: Sat, Jun 7, 2014 -- 9:30 PM
  • KQED 9: Sat, Jun 7, 2014 -- 9:30 PM
  • KQED Life: Wed, Jun 4, 2014 -- 1:30 AM
  • KQED 9: Wed, Jun 4, 2014 -- 1:30 AM
  • KQED Life: Tue, Jun 3, 2014 -- 7:30 PM
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