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The sixties don t trust anyone over 30

The Sixties “Don’t trust anyone over 30”

By: Johnathan Alford

Megan Hudson

Devon Eberling


  • The sixties were a time of change. The psychedelic 60s as it was called changed the course of history. Many things were tried and invented. Things like drugs, rock-n-roll, and many types of fashion. As well as the Vietnam war, civil rights movement, and the assassinations of political leaders.

Address to the nation
Address to the Nation

  • President Nixon said that war is a horrible experience for a nation so he wanted to raise the number of withdrawals from the Vietnam War. In June of 1969 he announced a withdrawal of 25,000 men. By May 1st almost half of the troops in Vietnam were brought home.

The freedom of speech movement
The Freedom of Speech Movement

  • Student protest about the ban on on-campus political activities. They set up info tables on campus and were soliciting donations for civil rights causes. It started at the Berkeley campus and was a pivotal movement for the civil liberties in The Sixties

Music and musicians



Folk rock






British invasion

Motown sound

Bossa nova

Jazz fusion


The Beatles

Rolling stones

Jimi Hendrix

Little Richard

Ray Charles

Bob Dylan

John Wesley Harding

The Who

Dave Clark Five

Led Zeppelin

Grateful Dead

The Supremes

Pink Floyd

Music and Musicians

Film cultures


Rebel Without a Cause

Easy Rider

The Trip

The Big Chill

Full Metal Jacket

One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest

Jennie Shurf’s Manchurian Candidate

Actors / film writers

Ken Kesey

Peter Fonda

Jack Nicholson

Dennis Hopper

James Dean

Film Cultures

Tv shows
TV shows

  • Batman

  • The Addams Family

  • The Andy Griffith Show

  • Gilligan’s Island

  • Flipper

  • I Dream of Jeannie

  • The Munsters

  • The Twilight Zone


  • LSD

    • Lysergic acid diethylamide (LSD) helped make the sixties what it was. LSD let people look at things with the different angle their psychedelic trance

  • Marijuana

    • During the sixties, as people were trying to find new ways to explore pleasure and ways of bringing it about, marijuana became an obvious choice

  • Magic mushrooms

    • During the sixties, many people experimented with mushrooms in addition to other, stronger psychedelics to help them get a new perspective on their world

Events major brake through
Events / Major brake through

  • The space race

  • The 1st working laser

  • The 1st trans-atlantic satellite broadcast

  • The 1st computer game

  • Touch tone phones

  • The 1st successful minicomputer


  • In the 1960s housing and computer industry overpowered automobiles, chemicals, and electrically powered consumer durables. In 1962 the five largest industrial corporations accounted for over 12 percent of all assets in manufacturing. GM had larger incomes than all the farms in the U.S.

Anti war movement
Anti-War Movement

  • A mass movement that began as an opposition to the Vietnam War. It was based on the 1950s peace movement. By the mid 1960s it centered on the universities and churches. People started to avoid the draft, and the voter age limits were challenged by the phrase, “If you're old enough to die for your country, you're old enough to vote.”