The 1960s were one of the most tumultuous periods in American history. The year 1968 was one of the most transformative years for the country. Women's rights, civil rights, the Vietnam War, and high profile assasinations drew headlines at home and around the world.
We'll look at how one year represented a major turning point for American history.
- William Shkurti, retired OSU vice president for Business and Finance, author of “Soldiering on in a Dying War: The True Story of the Firebase Pace Incidents and the Vietnam Drawdown,” author of “Ohio State University in the Sixties: The Unraveling of the Old Order”
- Alex Bloom, professor of history and director of the American Studies program, Wheaton College
- Cathy Schneider, associate professor, School of International Service, American University
- Karen Heller, national features writer, The Washington Post