Re: Making Sense of the Sixties series

Bonnie Brown (bonnie.brown@nyu.edu)
Mon, 10 Jun 2002 09:52:27 -0700 (PDT)

Thanks Gary, that was quite impressive.

Bonnie

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From: Gary Handman <ghandman@library.berkeley.edu>
Date: Monday, June 10, 2002 12:43 pm
Subject: Re: Making Sense of the Sixties series

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> What other works would you recommend? We have this series but I'm
> curious as to other alternatives.
>
> Damn! I knew I shouldn't have shot my mouth off (again)... I
> know of no
> other series-type coverage of the 60's or any one shot wonderful
> overview. One could cludge together a decent overview, I think,
> by
> grouping together:
> * Berkeley in the 60's (available from FACETS and others)
> * Chicago 1968 (American Experience) (available from FACETS
> and others)
> * Selected parts from Vietnam: a Television History
> (available from
> PBS et al)
> * Letter to the Next Generation (New Day Films)
> * Selected parts from Eyes on the Prize II
> * History of Rock and Roll (the following installments:
> Britain
> Invades, America Fights Back; Plugging In;
> My Generation)
> * Unpinned. (1965-1970). (The Century: America's Time; 11.)
> (Films for
> the Humanities & Sciences)
> * Excerpts from Mike Wadleigh's Woodstock (available from
> FACETS and
> others)
> or, alternatively, excerpts from D.A. Pennebaker's
> Monterey Pop
> * Excerpts from Gimme Shelter (available from FACETS and others)
> There's a series I rather like called The Rebels (Filmwest
> Associates) that
> has an installment on the 60's youth rebellion (Turn on the
> Revolution)
> I'd also throw in the following features:
>
> Blow-up
> Easy Rider
> Medium Cool
>
> ..all groovy, man!
>
>
>
>
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> <i>What other works would you recommend? We have this series but
> I'm <br>
> curious as to other alternatives.<br>
> <br>
> </i>Damn! I knew I shouldn't have shot my mouth off
> (again)... I know of no other series-type coverage of the 60's or
> any one shot wonderful overview. One could cludge together a decent
> overview, I think, by grouping together:
> <ul>
> <li>Berkeley in the 60's (available from FACETS and others)
> <li>Chicago 1968 (American Experience) (available from FACETS and
> others)
> <li>Selected parts from Vietnam: a Television History (available
> from PBS et al)
> <li>Letter to the Next Generation (New Day Films)
> <li>Selected parts from Eyes on the Prize II
> <li>History of Rock and Roll (the following installments: Britain
> Invades, America Fights Back; Plugging In;
> </ul><x-tab> </x-tab>My
> Generation)
> <ul>
> <li>Unpinned. (1965-1970). (The Century: America's Time; 11.)
> (Films for
> the Humanities &amp; Sciences)
> <li>Excerpts from Mike Wadleigh's Woodstock (available from FACETS
> and others)
> </ul><x-tab> </x-tab>or,
> alternatively, excerpts from D.A. Pennebaker's Monterey Pop
> <ul>
> <li> Excerpts from Gimme Shelter (available from FACETS and
> others)
> </ul>There's a series I rather like called The Rebels (Filmwest
> Associates) that has an installment on the 60's youth rebellion
> (Turn on
> the Revolution)<br>
> <br>
> I'd also throw in the following features:<br>
> <br>
> Blow-up<br>
> Easy Rider<br>
> Medium Cool<br>
> <br>
> ..all groovy, man!<br>
> <br>
> <br>
> <br>
> <br>
> </html>
>
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