History

The Day the '60s Died

"The Day the '60s Died" chronicles May 1970, the month in which four students were shot dead at Kent State. The mayhem that followed has been called the most divisive moment in American history since the Civil War. From college campuses, to the jungles of Cambodia, to the Nixon White House, the film takes us back into that turbulent spring 45 years ago.

The Day the '60s Died

55m 40s

The Day the '60s Died chronicles the chaotic month of May 1970 when it seemed America was at war with itself. The young against the old. Conservatives against radicals. Radicals against themselves. The government against its citizens and citizens against the government. What was it like to be an American in May 1970?

Episodes

  • The Day the '60s Died: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    The Day the '60s Died

    55m 40s

    The Day the '60s Died chronicles the chaotic month of May 1970 when it seemed America was at war with itself. The young against the old. Conservatives against radicals. Radicals against themselves. The government against its citizens and citizens against the government. What was it like to be an American in May 1970?

Extras + Features

  • Sneak Peek: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Sneak Peek

    1m 19s

    In May 1970, four students were shot dead at Kent State. The mayhem that followed has been called the most divisive moment in American history since the Civil War.

  • Preview: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Preview

    30s

    In May 1970, four students were shot dead at Kent State. The mayhem that followed has been called the most divisive moment in American history since the Civil War.

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