The Toxic Wasteland that Threatened a Community. Voices from 1960s Counterculture.

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View of students, at the base of Blanket Hill, during an anti-war demonstration at Kent State University, Kent, Ohio, May 4, 1970. Shortly after this shot was taken, four students were shot and killed

Historian Richard Newman details the 1978 protest against the Love Canal toxic site near Niagara Falls, NY. Russian filmmaker Vitaly Mansky follows a young girl's daily life in North Korea in "Under the Sun." Jesse Ball talks about his novel How to Set Fire and Why, about a 16-year-old girl who ventures into unusually dark territory while navigating the pitfalls of adolescence. Clara Bingham's Witness to the Revolution weaves together an oral narrative of the 1960s through the voices of the activists who shaped the culture of that time.