The '68 Experience: Born To Be Wild

February 19, 2008

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Forty years later, this three-part series takes a look at how politics, culture, and music shaped 1968. San Francisco had Haight-Ashbury and Chicago had Wells Street in Old Town. How did the counterculture take root in Chicago and why was it so important? How did participants achieve a balance between determined political activism and a lifestyle of peace, love, and rock 'n' roll? For the second part of this series, museum historian Russell Lewis leads a panel discussion that explores these and other questions.

 

Recorded Tuesday, February 19, 2008 at Chicago History Museum.