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The Sixties at 40: Leaders and Activists Remember and Look Forward
by Ben Agger
Based on recent interviews, this unique sixties book brings together the voices of the Left leaders who spawned the sixties movements. Many remain activists today, and experience and the passage of time allow them to transcend nostalgia to form more realistic perspectives on past, present, and future. They discuss the civil rights and antiwar movements, the political ...more
Paperback, 297 pages
Published June 30th 2009 by Paradigm Publishers
(first published 2009)
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The Sixties at 40: Leaders and Activists Remember and Look Forward by Ben Agger (Paradigm Publishers 2009)(303.6) is one of the few boring books I've ever read about the activists of the 1960's. The book focuses on the radical movers and shakers of the 1960's and their output (e.g., the "Port Huron Statement"). The book contains brief interviews with largely forgotten activists and was obviously written by a true (and unreconstructed) believer. Power to the People and Right On, Baby! My rating: ...more