Full Coverage: 1968: How a year of tumultuous events continues to shape our world
It’s been 50 years and the events of 1968 continue to shape and define our world. With each week, it seemed, came another shock, another tragedy. But in the 12th month the world came together for one transcendent moment. 1968: A timeline of anger, grief and change>>
From gunshots to heartbreak, the assassination of Robert Kennedy revisited 50 years later >>
It was one of those horrific events — everyone remembers where they were, if they were anywhere.
Robert Kennedy assassination: a time of terror, disbelief and sorrow, much of it live on TV
Like many members of the Baby Boomer generation, Josh Mankiewicz awoke on June 5, 1968, to the news that Sen.
Column: 50 years later, the RFK busboy still waits on someone to follow in Kennedy’s footsteps
Juan Romero has spent half a century trying to move on.
Rage and wonder in 1968: The year war came through the TV and I felt pieces of childhood ending
I was 9 years old. My father was at war.
Remember the fable about frogs in a pot of water, oblivious to the temperature slowly changing from tepid to boiling until it’s too late?
In May 1968, the Cannes Film Festival ground to a halt. Fifty years later, it’s still sparking controversy
In the newly released comedy “Godard Mon Amour,” Michel Hazanavicius’ playful flashback to France in the fateful year of 1968, a young Jean-Luc Godard (played by Louis Garrel) marches with an enormous crowd in Paris.
The year 1968, as I remember it, had the quality of lasting longer than other years, of being in no hurry to be through with you, like a predator playing with its prey before swallowing it whole.
“One black, one white, one blonde” was the tagline for a new kind of cop show that premiered in 1968 on the heels of Vietnam’s bloody Tet Offensive, the Rev.
Most of them probably didn’t know it when they took the stage at their biggest concerts, but Led Zeppelin, the Rolling Stones, Elton John, the Who, Paul McCartney, Kansas, Queen, Prince, Bruce Springsteen, U2 and others among rock music’s most celebrated acts owe a debt of gratitude for their lucrative paydays to the National Basketball Assn. and the National Hockey League.
“Beggars Banquet.” “Electric Ladyland.” “Wheels of Fire.”
The Doors reveled in their role as rock’s new bad boys when they burst onto the pop music scene in 1966, and two years later, when they helped usher in the nascent era of arena rock with the opening of the Forum in Inglewood.
Maya Angelou would have turned 90 today. But for years, she didn’t celebrate her birthday because of Martin Luther King’s death
Maya Angelou spent much of April 4,1968, in her New York City apartment kitchen, making all her favorite dishes — Texas chili with no beans, baked ham, candied yams and pineapple upside-down cake — in preparation for her 40th birthday celebration.
Pledging to carry on his mission, thousands mark 50th anniversary of Martin Luther King Jr.’s death
For Cleophus Smith, who has labored as a sanitation worker in Memphis for half a century, it was important to mark the 50th anniversary of the Rev.
Half a century after the assassination of the Rev.
When James Earl Ray came to L.A., months before he killed Martin Luther King, he found a place where he fit in
The hypnotist called himself the Rev. Xavier von Koss, and advertised courses in “MASTER HYPNOTISM.”
They faced 66 years in prison. The ‘Eastside 13’ and how they helped plan the East L.A. walkouts
As Los Angeles schools and others this week observe the 50th anniversary of the East L.A. walkouts, when thousands of Mexican American students marched to demand a better education, much attention has focused on those who became known as the Eastside 13.
L.A. Unified commemorates 50th anniversary of Eastside walkouts, but tells students to stay in class March 14
Fifty years ago, Mexican American students in East L.A. high schools walked out of class and launched a historic movement protesting substandard conditions in their schools.
Op-Ed: Parkland student activists should study the East L.A. Blowouts that launched a movement in California
High school students nationwide have vowed to ditch their classrooms on March 14 and call for gun control in the wake of the Parkland, Fla., shootings.