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Wed, 6 Oct 2004 10:57:32 -0500
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I'm not sure about that particular quote, but Bruce Schulman's book,
The Seventies, defines the 1970s as 1968-1984. By doing this, he argues
that the shift in opinion regarding Vietnam, the civil rights movement,
Woodstock and the summer of love were all much more a part of the 1970s
than the 1960s. His delineation largely revolves around the
presidential terms of Nixon, Ford, Carter and Reagan (his first term).
It also parallels the shift of power from the rustbelt to the sunbelt.

Although this book is not about films, it might be a useful resource
regarding the surrounding culture. Ultimately, Schulman resists
defining decades by a specific set of years and instead focuses on what
he perceives as directly linked occurrences.


Chandler Harriss
PhD Candidate
University of Alabama

On Wednesday, October 6, 2004, at 04:12 AM, christine cornea wrote:

> To whom it may concern:
>> I am currently on sabbatical and working on a book chapter looking at
>> films
>> of the 60s through to the 70s.  Back in the days - prior to taking up
>> academia - I seem to recall reading or hearing somewhere a quote that
>> went
>> something like...'the 60s really happened in the 70s'.  Is this
>> simply a
>> media sound bite or does anyone know a a source for this quote, or
>> one that
>> sounds like it might be what I remember?  This quotation was not
>> necessarily
>> connected to film as such, but if I could find out where it comes
>> from it
>> will help with the strand of a background argument.
>> I thank you for your time,
>> Yours truly,
>> Dr Christine Cornea
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