in Madison, WI
Beyond Camelot: The Mythic Memory of the Sixties
BY CRAIG WERNER
@ VOL 21
ON FEB 16, 2017
From JFK's Camelot to Martin Luther King's, "I Have a Dream" speech to protestors spitting on Vietnam veterans, the cultural memory of the Sixties rests firmly on a foundation of politically-motivated myth. In this presentation, Craig Werner juxtaposes familiar and surprising images of the decade to reveal some of the complications behind the myths.