Fifty years on, what has 1968 taught us? | Equal Times

by Graham H. Cox last modified 2018-05-13T11:07:17-04:00
"In the late 1960s and early 1970s, massive change was taking place all over Europe and beyond. The French students’ revolt and general strike of 1968 remain most vivid in popular memory but were set against the backdrop of widespread social upheaval. In the early 1960s, European countries were still overshadowed by the legacy of World War II. Ageing leaders like Charles De Gaulle and Konrad Adenauer presided over old-fashioned, hierarchical and authoritarian political structures."
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