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The 1960s were a thrilling if turbulent era in American history. From the Civil Rights Movement to the birth of counterculture, the '60s saw the baby boom generation usher in changes to the political and cultural landscape that still reverberate through our society today. This memorial site was created to honor and remember the people who defined the decade.
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4/6/1926 - 9/12/2014

1960s Legacies: Remembering the life, death and legacy of Ian Paisley

DUBLIN (AP) - The Rev. Ian Paisley, the divisive Protestant firebrand who devoted his life to thwarting compromise with Catholics in Northern Ireland only to become a pivotal peacemaker in his twilight years, died Friday in Belfast, his wife said. He was 88. Paisley was Northern Ireland's most polarizing politician throughout its three decades of civil strife, during which the evangelist's blistering oratory was often blamed for fueling the bloodshed that claimed 3,700 lives. Yet at the...
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Virginia Johnson Obituary (AP News)

ST. LOUIS (AP) - Virginia Johnson, part of the...

Ray Manzarek Obituary (AP News)

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Ned Wertimer Obituary (AP News)

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Gary Collins Obituary (AP News)

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Andy Williams Obituary (AP News)

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