The ’60s: Scandals and Iconic Moments

13 min

From Wikileaks to hot mics, you might think that the 2010s are shaping up to be a crazy decade in politics – and you’re probably right. As any Baby Boomer will tell you, however, the current decade has got nothing on the tumultuous mayhem of the 1960s. Indeed, the Woodstock and moon landing decade was also a time of political upheavals, from assassinations to scandalous love affairs, civil rights struggles to military tensions. Check out these unbelievable stories from the era of the “summer of love.” We promise that you’ll forget everything about Anthony Weiner after this list.