Specials: Remembrance of Things Just Past

The U.S. learned a lot during the 1960s. So, apparently, did television. NBC's documentary, From Here to the Seventies, last week looked back at ten years worth of space and sports, of fads and fashions, of transportation and transplantation, of involvement and integration, of race and riot, and of politics, pot, poverty, pollution and the Pill. This super documentary was intriguing both in what it said and how it was said. For a presumed organ of the Establishment, NBC came out surprisingly and strongly pro-pot and antiwar, while parenthetically acknowledging that the new generation might teach old politicians a...

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