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We should all be up to date on 1968 by now, I think. The half-century mark has inspired quite a few articles, news shows and podcasts on how our world and country have changed, what happened then and what it’s like now.

It was an eventful year, although I’m not the one to ask. I was in elementary school, and my memories are dusty. I vaguely knew there was a war in Vietnam, riots in cities, and political assassinations that hushed rooms of grown-ups, but a 10-year-old will focus on other things.

I do remember conflict, though, particularly in the culture, and “The Generation Gap” w...



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