The political and cultural upheaval of the 1960s has become a subject blighted by misconceptions and stereotypes. To many, it is synonymous with widespread drug abuse, failed social experiments, and general irresponsibility. Few people remember that many of the freedoms and rights Americans enjoy today are the direct result of those who defied the established order during this tumultuous period. It was a period that challenged both mainstream and elite Americans notions of how politics and society should function. In Generation on Fire, the third volume of Jeff Kisseloff’s trilogy of oral histories, witnesses speak about their motives and actions during the 1960s through the present.
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