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In Retrospect

The times they were a-changin’

thumbnail imageBy Becky Simmons, RIT Archivist

Bob Dylan called it in his song, and events in the year of the song’s release, 1964, back up 
his poetic description. The Civil Rights Movement in the United States was at its height. 
President Lyndon Johnson declared a “war on poverty” and signed the Civil Rights Act of 
1964 into law, abolishing racial segregation in the United States. The idealism ... (more)