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Looking back 50 years: 1968 through film

1968 was a tumultuous year: the Tet offensive in Vietnam, the assassinations of Martin Luther King, Jr. and Robert F. Kennedy, Apollo 8 orbiting the moon, race riots throughout the country, as well as notable protests, including at the Olympics.

Explore this year in film with Films on Demand, one of McIntyre Library's streaming video sources.

Included are primary source archival films and documentaries that add perspective to those turbulent times.


Access Films of Demand to check out these relevant titles:


1968: A Year of War, Turmoil & Beyond (Item #150034)

A Ripple of Hope (Item #148743)

The Assassination of Robert F. Kennedy (Item #39062)

Diary of a Student Revolution (Item #145182)

Scarred Justice: The Orangeburg Massacre 1968 (Item #49789)

At the River I Stand (Item #49745)

A Private Decision, 1968 (Item #48808)

The Ghosts of My Lai (Item #40352)

Black Panther/San Francisco State: On Strike (Item #49747)

The Turbulent Sixties (Item #6923)