Madison in the Sixties
Women’s liberation, black studies and violent political protest, that was Madison in December, 1969. Stu Levitan has the details on this week’s Madison in the Sixties. Madison, 1969 – December December 1— On the first, the faculty unanimously accepts plans to establish a Department of Afro- American Studies that would grant BA and BS degrees […]
Fifty-one years ago this week, a plane crash in Lake Monona causing music lovers around the world to mourn the loss of a soulful singer. Stu Levitan looks back on the death of Otis Redding on this week’s Madison in the Sixties. Madison, December 10, 1967 Otis Redding was one of the breakout stars at the […]
An ex-CIA agent gives advice, freezing firemen battle a State Street blaze, and Mr. Richter goes to Washington. Just some of the things happening in December in the early 1960’s. Stu Levitan has all the details on this week’s Madison in the Sixties. Madison, 1960 December 7— Dean of students LeRoy Luberg, a Korean […]
High school students take a stand for civil rights while the city and university each take a stand for sexual restraint. Campus Drive and the Humanities Building both open. And a very special performance by Peter, Paul and Mary. Just some of what was going on in Madison, November 1969. Madison, November 1969 November 6—In […]
Martin Luther King and George McGovern come to town, students send their meal money to the poor in Mississippi, and Paul Soglin gets his political start. Just some of the things going on in Madison fifty three years ago this month. Stu Levitan has the details on this week’s Madison in the Sixties.
The Mifflin Community Co-Op is born, Republicans take complete control of state government, and Vince Lombardi comes to town. Just some of what was going on in Madison fifty years ago this month. Madison, November 1968 Bill Winfield, a member of the Green Lantern Eating Co-op, and his friends sign a temporary lease for the […]