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JAN 1, 1972 Article

Languages of Murder: William Calley and Charles Manson

Peter Berger grapples with the most shocking U.S. crimes of the 1960s: the My Lai massacre and the Manson murders. While it would be ...

CREDIT: <a href="">Shutterstock</a>.

MAY 1, 1970 Article

On the Moral Implications of Torture and Exemplary Assassination

First published in May 1970 during the Vietnam War, this WORLDVIEW magazine article is just as relevant today.

Martin Luther King, Jr. PHOTO CREDIT: <a href="">Dick DeMarsico (CC)</a>

APR 30, 1970 Article

A New Sense of Direction (1968)

Dr. King gave this speech just a few months before his assassination and it is his last thorough evaluation of the movement. Still sadly relevant, ...

Hoa Lo prison (the "Hanoi Hilton"). CREDIT: <a href="">mattjkelley</a>

APR 29, 1970 Article

Mission to Hanoi, 1968

In February 1968, peace activist Father Daniel Berrigan and historian Howard Zinn flew to Hanoi to obtain the release of three American prisoners of war. Here ...

President John F. Kennedy, <a href="">Cecil Stoughton, White House</a>. Pope John XXIII, via <a href="">Wikipedia</a>

JAN 8, 1970 Article

The Year that was 1963

"Nineteen sixty-three has proved a turbulent and a humbling year....The deaths of two men did most to remind us sharply of the kind of ...

JAN 7, 1970 Article

Farewell Magic; Farewell Myth

This May 1961 editorial in Worldview magazine was in response to the disastrous Bay of Pigs Invasion of Cuba, which took place on April 17, 1961, just a ...

Sit-down strike after being refused service at a F.W. Woolworth luncheon counter, Greensboro, N.C., February 2, 1960. </br> CREDIT: <a href="">Library of Congress</a>

JAN 7, 1970 Article

America's Minority Problems

In 1960, the editors of WORLDVIEW Magazine argued that the freedom and democracy that United States leaders were espousing abroad during the Cold War were not ...

Hawaiian Government Officials, 1959-1962. CREDIT: <a href="">Hawaii State Archives.</a> <br> When Hawaii was granted statehood in 1959 "...the population of the Hawaiian Islands [was] only twenty-five percent 'white.' The majority of its population [was] native Hawaiian, Chinese and Japanese."

JAN 6, 1970 Article

The Problem of Race

1959 may not seem like a landmark year for the Civil Rights movement. It is sandwiched between the 1957 desegregation of Central High School in Little Rock, ...

Eleanor Roosevelt and the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. <a href="">National Archives</a>.

JAN 5, 1970 Article

"In Your Hands: A Guide for Community Action"

"America's advances depend on every citizen. From now until the Declaration's tenth anniversary on December 10, 1958, you will want to study and discuss the Declaration, examine ...

View from the Palais des Nations, Geneva, 1950s. CREDIT: <a href="">Anders</a>.

JAN 5, 1970 Article

CPU's John R. Inman Goes to Europe

Annual Reports used to be a lot more entertaining! In this excerpt from the 1956 Report, John Inman discusses attending the annual assembly of the World ...