1969 December 4

President Nixon, Vice-President Agnew Seek Causes of “Generation Gap”

 

Seeking to understand the so-called “generation gap,” which many people thought was a factor in anti-Vietnam War protests and the “youth subculture,” President Richard Nixon and Vice President Spiro Agnew on this day listened to “anti-establishment” rock music and viewed films of simulated LSD trips. There is apparently no record of their music play list.

Learn more about the musical “threats” to America: Eric Nuzum, Parental Advisory: Music Censorship in America (2001)

Watch a documentary on the 1967 Summer of Lovehttp://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KlxHJGD4ULg

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