drug rehab centers california Student Newspaper: Special Issue on the 60s


You are student journalists preparing a special issue of your college newspaper to focus on a major theme or individual from the 1960s.
Joyce Valenza, Ashley Fusarelli, Jeff MacFarland


TASK

Your task is to create an issue of a college news magazine. This particular issue of your magazine will focus on one of the following areas and you should cover the subtopics listed, as well as others you discover through your research.
John F. Kennedy
Nixon / Kennedy debates
Peace Corps
Alliance for Progress
New Frontier
Berlin Wall
Robert Kennedy
Camelot
Assassination and Warren Commission
Richard Nixon
Spiro Agnew
Watergate
Kent State
Vietnamization
Laos & Cambodia
Paris Peace Accords
Pentagon Papers
Boat People
Activism
Brown Power
Caesar Chavez & farm workers
Grey Panthers
Native Americans
(AIM)
SDS
Women (Betty Friedan, Gloria Steinam, NOW)
Technology
Medical news
Birth of computers
Space technology--Mercury, Gemini, Apollo
Communications
Organ transplants
Birth control
Smoking & cancer
Heart surgery
Thalidomide
Oceanography
Genetics
Supreme Court (and other big legal decisions)
Chicago Seven
Juvenile Rights
Mississippi Burning
Mapp v. Ohio
Escobedo v. Illinois
Gideon v. Wainwright
Miranda v. Arizona
Engel v. Vitale
Baker v. Carr
Jimmy Hoffa
Tinker v. Des Moines
Abington v. Schempp
First Black Justice
Lyndon Johnson
War on Poverty
Great Society
Medicare/Medicaid
Civil Rights Act 1964
Voting Rights Bill 1965
Aid to Education
Pueblo Incident (1968)
Anti-War Movement
1964 Economic Opportunity Act
Vietnam
Recap of origins
Gulf of Tonkin
Self-immolation
General Westmoreland
VC/NLF
Tet Offensive
Jungle tactics
Agent Orange
US Brutality: My Lai (William Calley)
Role of television
Arts & Entertainment
Art, architecture, posters
Fashion
Literature
Media
Television
Sports
Movies
Music
Economics
Suburbs
Working women
Franchising
Auto industry
Unsafe at Any Speed (Nader)
Agriculture
Wall Street Boom
Credit cards
Labor
Malls
Fast food
Oil
Consumerism
Minimum wage
Counter Culture
Hippies, Yippies
Timothy Leary
Draft Dodgers / Conscientious objectors
Sexual and drug revolution
Tom Hayden
New Left
Music
Art
Fashion

What to include:
  • Use a Google Docs newsletter to format your newsletter.
  • Include 5 -- 7 news stories based on your research. The stories should be in your words as a reporter, but based on the evidence you have researched.
  • Find and include a relevant primary source interview. You will only include one interview, choose one that is particularly relevant or powerful.
  • Find an editorial cartoon based on your understanding of your issue or your individual
  • An advertisement based on a consumer product or service popular during the period
  • A table of contents that lists your stories and special features
  • Write one opening editorial regarding a major event covered in one of your news stories. Be sure the editorial has strong point of view.
  • Create your cover using Flagrant Disregard's Flickr Toys. For you cover image, choose carefully. Select a news image that reflects the most important event you cover in your issue. The news image you select for the cover must be expanded upon in your magazine with a profile story.
  • A works cited page documenting both text and visual sources. Use NoodleBib or simply follow MLA style



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