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This Is Who We Were: In The 1960s

Table of Contents

Essay on the 1960s



Introduction



Section One: Profiles



Olympic Weightlifter, Washington, DC & Rome, Italy



Television Programmer, Los Angeles, CA



Automobile Salesman, Chicago, IL



Plumbing Salesman, Honolulu, HI



Civil Rights Pioneer, Charleston, SC



Baseball Barker, St. Louis, MO



Golf Caddie, Baltimore, MD



Record Producer, Memphis, TN



Investor and Art Collector, Baltimore, MD



Developmental Psychologist, Nashville, TN



Entrepreneur and Restructurer, Los Angeles, CA



Longshoreman, Portland, OR



Disillusioned Beatle Fan, Birmingham, AL



African-American Baseball Player, Washington, DC



Mexican Immigrant, Delano, CA



Daughter of Oil Executive, Sardinia, Italy & New Jersey



Artist, New York, NY



Super Glue Inventor, Kingsport, TN



Immigrant Medical Student, San Francisco, CA



Band Member, Myrtle Beach, SC



Woman Golf Pro, Ladies Professional Golf Tour



Ski Lodge Operators, Winter Park, CO



Electronics Worker, Memphis, TN



Student Body President, Rock Hill, SC



Native American Activist, Puget Sound, WA



Sex Education Advocate, US Education Environment



Civilian Antiwar Advocates, Vietnam Moratorium



Inventor of Sweet ’N Low, New York, NY



Vietnam War Bride, Saigon, Vietnam & Boston, MA



Record Producer, Nashville, TN



Section Two: Historical Snapshots



Early 1960s



Mid 1960s



Late 1960s



Section Three: Economy of the Times



Consumer Expeditures



Annual Income



Selected Prices



Value of a Dollar Index 1860-2012



Section Four: All Around Us—What We Saw, Wrote, Read ↦ Listened To



All Around Us—1960s.



Section Five: Census Data



State-by-State Comparative Tables



General Demographic Trends for Metropolitan Areas, 1960 to 1970



Bibliography