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Charlotte Talks: Frye Gaillard Brings 60s Back To Life In New Book

New South Books

Thursday, Dec. 27, 2018

Author Frye Gaillard explores the turbulent 1960s in his new book, and shares his thoughts with Mike Collins on a decade that changed America.

This program originally aired August 29, 2018

Every year brings an anniversary of an event in American history - some trivial, others seismic.

2018 marked a half-century since a year that was full of seismic events – 1968. From the assassinations of Robert Kennedy and Martin Luther King Jr., was a polar-opposite bookend to the optimism and hope that signaled the start of the 60s with the inauguration of President John F. Kennedy.

This remarkable decade has been summed up in Frye Gaillard’s new book, “A Hard Rain: America in the 1960s – Our Lost Decade of Hope, Possibility and Innocence Lost,” which was published in August on the anniversary of the 1968 convention.


Frye Gaillard, author, A Hard Rain: America in the 1960s - Our Decade of Hope, Possibility and Innocence Lost