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Web links for this program are listed below. Text-based resources are listed in the Program 24 Bibliography.

Eisenhower

Dwight D. Eisenhower
http://www.whitehouse.gov/history/presidents/de34.html  
A biography and a portrait of Eisenhower.

Eisenhower Center
http://history.cc.ku.edu/heritage/abilene/ikectr.html  
A page of links related to Eisenhower.

The American Experience/Presidents/Eisenhower/Presidential Politics
http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/amex/presidents/34_eisenhower/eisenhower_politics.html  
An essay on Eisenhower's presidency, with links to other essays about him and to speeches and other documents.

Character Above All
http://www.pbs.org/newshour/character/essays/eisenhower.html  
An illustrated biography of Eisenhower with related links.

Eisenhower and Little Rock

Little Rock Central High 40th Anniversary
http://www.centralhigh57.org/  
A little Rock High School site with photos and related links. Includes an account of the events following the Brown decision and a link to a chronology of the 1957-58 school year.

Eisenhower and Vietnam

Eisenhower Presidential Chronology
http://www.nps.gov/history/museum/exhibits/eise/presidency.html  
A chronology of Eisenhower's presidency with a reference to his introduction of the "domino theory."

The American Experience/Vietnam/Timeline/No Frames
http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/amex/vietnam/time/tl1-noframes.html  
A timeline from 1945-1963 with a reference to Eisenhower and his "domino theory."

John F. Kennedy

John F. Kennedy
http://www.whitehouse.gov/history/presidents/jk35.html  
A portrait and a biography of John F. Kennedy.

The American Experience/Presidents/Kennedy/Presidential Politics
http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/amex/presidents/35_kennedy/kennedy_politics.html  
An essay on Kennedy's presidency, with links to other essays about him and to speeches and other documents.

John F. Kennedy Inaugural Address
http://www.yale.edu/lawweb/avalon/presiden/inaug/kennedy.htm  
The text of John F. Kennedy's Inaugural Address.

John F. Kennedy
http://www.americanpresident.org/history/johnfkennedy/biography/campaignsandelections.common.shtml 
A detailed account of John F. Kennedy's presidency with photos and related links. Provides links also to biographies, information about his family life, etc.

John F. Kennedy
http://sc94.ameslab.gov/TOUR/jfk.html  
A biography and a photo of John F. Kennedy.

Martin Luther King, Jr., NHS - John F. Kennedy
http://www.jfklibrary.org/Asset-Viewer/LH8F_0Mzv0e6Ro1yEm74Ng.aspx  
The video of John F. Kennedy's 1963 speech containing the quote, "...We are confronted primarily with a moral issue"

Today in History: November 22
http://lcweb2.loc.gov/ammem/today/nov22.html  
An account of the assassination of John F. Kennedy with photos and related links.

Robert F. Kennedy

Robert F. Kennedy
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Robert_F._Kennedy  
A biography of Robert F. Kennedy with photos and links.

The Civil Rights Era

Bull Connor
http://www.unt.edu/lpbr/subpages/reviews/nunnelle.htm  
A review of the book Bull Connor, by William Nunnelly, that provides information about Connor as well as quotes by him.

Powerful Days in Black and White
http://www.kodak.com/US/en/corp/features/moore/mooreIndex.shtml  
A gallery of Charles Moore Civil Rights photos.

A Tribute to Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
http://www.lib.lsu.edu/hum/mlk/srs216.html  
An account of the contributions of Martin Luther King. Includes a chronology of important dates in his life, a list of his writings, etc.

Martin Luther King Jr.
http://www.time.com/time/time100/leaders/profile/king.html  
A biography of Martin Luther King with a list of degrees and awards he attained as well as the text of his "I have a dream..." speech.

March on Washington, 1963
http://www.angelfire.com/pa/marchonwashington/  
A photo and a brief description of the March on Washington with links to a civil rights photo tour, information about the Civil Rights Movement, etc.

Accounts of the Sit-ins (NC A&T)

Sitting For Justice
http://americanhistory.si.edu/brown/history/6-legacy/freedom-struggle-2.html  
An account of the Woolworth sit-in, with photos.

Civil Rights Movement 1955-1965: Sit-Ins
http://www.watson.org/~lisa/blackhistory/civilrights-55-65/sit-ins.html  
An account of the Woolworth sit-ins.

The Greensboro Sit-ins
http://www.sitins.com/index.shtml  
An extensive site from the Greensboro Public Library and the Greensboro News & Record.

Fannie Lou Hamer

Fannie Lou Hamer
http://www.beejae.com/hamer.htm  
A photo and a biography of Fannie Lou Hamer.

Hamer Speech at Democratic Convention

Say It Plain: Fannie Lou Hamer (1917-1977)
http://americanradioworks.publicradio.org/features/sayitplain/flhamer.html  
A biography of Hamer with the text of her testimony at the Democratic National Convention on August 22, 1964, including her quote, "I question America." The page also links to an audio recording of the speech.

Lyndon Johnson

Lyndon B. Johnson
http://www.whitehouse.gov/about/presidents/lyndonbjohnson  
A portrait and a biography of Lyndon Johnson.

Lyndon Baines Johnson Library Home Page
http://www.lbjlib.utexas.edu/  
The Lyndon Baines Johnson Library Home Page. Includes links to oral history interviews, the President's daily diary, biographies of President and Mrs. Johnson, etc.

The American Experience: Lyndon B. Johnson, 36th President
http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/amex/presidents/36_l_johnson/l_johnson_politics.html  
An essay on Johnson's presidency, with links to other essays about him and to speeches and other documents.

Character Above All: Lyndon B. Johnson Essay
http://www.pbs.org/newshour/character/essays/johnson.html  
An essay on the character of Lyndon Johnson with photos and related links.

Tonkin Gulf Incident

The Avalon Project: The Tonkin Gulf Incident; 1964
http://www.yale.edu/lawweb/avalon/tonkin-g.htm  
The text of President Johnson's message to Congress on August 5, 1964, and the subsequent joint resolution of Congress.

Tim O'Brien on Vietnam

Writing Vietnam - Tim O'Brien, President's Lecture, 21 April 1999
http://www.stg.brown.edu/projects/WritingVietnam/obrienpreface.html  
A photo of Tim O'Brien and link to his speech with the quote "...smart people in pinstripes couldn't make their minds up about the rectitude of the war"

Author, veteran Tim O'Brien recounts tales of Vietnam
http://andromeda.rutgers.edu/~hbf/obrien.html  
A photo of Tim O'Brien and an account of a lecture he gave, in which he recounts tales of Vietnam.

Stokely Carmichael

Stokely Carmichael, Rights Leader Who Coined 'Black Power,' Dies at 57
http://interchange.org/Kwameture/nytimes111698.html  
A post-mortem biography of Carmichael.

Kwame Ture Website frontpage
http://interchange.org/KwameTure/  
A photo and a page of links to Stokely Carmichael sites.

Richard Nixon

Richard M. Nixon
http://www.whitehouse.gov/history/presidents/rn37.html  
A portrait and a biography of Richard Nixon.

The American Experience: Richard M. Nixon, 37th President
http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/amex/presidents/37_nixon/nixon_politics.html  
An essay on the Nixon's presidency, with links to other essays about him and to speeches and other documents.

Character Above All: Richard M. Nixon Essay
http://www.pbs.org/newshour/character/essays/nixon.html  
An essay on the character of Richard Nixon with photos and related links.

Richard Nixon
http://www.americanpresident.org/history/richardnixon/biography/alifeinbrief.common.shtml  
An in-depth biography of Richard Nixon. Includes links to his life before the presidency, his family life, his impact and legacy, etc.

Nixon & Cambodia

Before the Holocaust: Nixon's War
http://www.edwebproject.org/sideshow/history/nixon.html  
A history of the American bombing of Cambodia. Provides links to information about Cambodia before the holocaust, Cambodia colonized, etc.

The American Experience | Nixon's China Game
http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/amex/china/  
A site about Nixon's role in U.S.-China relations. Provides links to profiles of people involved, including Nixon, as well as a timeline, an account of Nixon's visit to China, etc.

Nixon & Vietnam

The American Experience/Vietnam/Who's Who
http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/amex/vietnam/whos/index.html  
An overview of all the leaders involved in Vietnam and a description of the roles they played. Provides links to a Vietnam timeline, accounts of the war, etc.

Nixon & Watergate

The Washington Post's Watergate site
http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-srv/national/longterm/watergate/front.htm  
An introduction to the Watergate scandal with photos and related links.

Time & Again: Watergate Timeline
http://watergate.info/chronology/brief-timeline-of-events 
A timeline of the events of the Watergate scandal.

Watergate & Nixon
http://www.betterworldlinks.org/index.php?cat=3756  
A page of links to sites about Watergate and Nixon.

President Nixon's Resignation Speech
http://www.pbs.org/newshour/character/links/nixon_speech.html  
The text of President Nixon's resignation speech.

The articles of impeachment against Nixon
http://watergate.info/impeachment/articles-of-impeachment  
The text of the articles of impeachment against Nixon.

The Women's Movement

The Feminist Chronicles
http://www.feminist.org/research/chronicles/chronicl.html  
Includes a chronology of the modern women's movement and many key documents.



  

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