JFK Declassified: Tracking Oswald - Netflix

More than two million declassified government files offer new evidence about Lee Harvey Oswald's activities in the weeks, months and years before the assassination of President John F. Kennedy with the last remaining documents scheduled for release later this year. HISTORY's new six-part nonfiction series JFK Declassified: Tracking Oswald follows former CIA agent, Bob Baer and former LAPD police lieutenant, Adam Bercovici, on their independent global investigation into Oswald, and the murder of JFK, asking the questions: did he have accomplices, and if so, who helped him assassinate the President?

JFK Declassified: Tracking Oswald - Netflix

Type: Documentary

Languages: English

Status: Running

Runtime: 60 minutes

Premier: 2017-04-25

JFK Declassified: Tracking Oswald - Timeline of 1960s counterculture - Netflix

The following is a chronological capsule history of 1960s counterculture. Influential events and milestones beginning decades ahead of the 1960s are included for context relevant to the subject period of the early 1960s through the mid 1970s.

JFK Declassified: Tracking Oswald - 1963 - Netflix

Bob Fass begins the long-running, late night Radio Unnameable program on WBAI-FM in New York City, a listener-supported station that is later remembered as “the pulse of the movement” by Wavy Gravy. February 19: Influenced by Simone de Beauvoir's The Second Sex, Betty Friedan's The Feminine Mystique is published. The modern feminist movement is born. April: Chandler Laughlin organizes a Native American Church peyote ceremony, a forerunner to the Red Dog Experience. April–May: Birmingham Campaign: Civil Rights activists organized by James Bevel and Dr. King are attacked by police in Birmingham, Alabama. Similar events occur at various locations across the deep south throughout the spring and summer. May: Louie Louie: The Kingsmen's version of the rock party standard is released. An FBI investigation revolves around the song's purportedly obscene lyrics but leads nowhere. Extraneous to the garbled lyrics, the drummer yelling “fuck” is barely audible 54 seconds into the song. May: The first organized Vietnam War protests occur in England and Australia. May 1: Undercover Bunny: Gloria Steinem's Playboy Club exposé appears in Show Magazine. June 10: A Strategy of Peace: JFK delivers a powerful commencement speech at American University. June 11: Buddhist monk Thich Quang Duc self-immolates in Saigon. AP photographer Malcolm Browne's coverage of the horrific event reportedly motivates JFK to increase US troop strength in the developing Vietnam conflict. June 12: NAACP Field Secretary Medgar Evers is assassinated in Jackson, MS. June 17: The US Supreme Court rules public school-sponsored Bible reading unconstitutional. July 26–28: The now-legendary Newport Folk Festival features Bob Dylan and fellow protest singers Pete Seeger, Joan Baez, Phil Ochs, and Peter, Paul & Mary. August 28: I Have a Dream: Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. gives his landmark speech before 200,000 on the Mall in Washington, DC during the March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom. September 24: The US Senate ratifies The Partial Test Ban Treaty as signed by the US and USSR, ending testing of nuclear weapons under water, in the atmosphere, and in space by the superpowers. September 26: The US Senate debates a report that folk music is being infiltrated by communism. Two senators speak and conclude it is “American,” dismissing the report. October 27: 225,000 students in Chicago schools boycott classes in protest at ongoing segregation. October 31: Harvard University is scandalized by disclosure that students have engaged in on-campus “sex orgies.” November 2: South Vietnamese President Ngo Dinh Diem is assassinated in Saigon. November 22: US President John Fitzgerald Kennedy is assassinated in Dallas, TX at age 46. Vice President Lyndon B. Johnson is sworn in as 36th President of the US. November 24: Suspected JFK assassin Lee Harvey Oswald is himself murdered by Jack Ruby under lax police security in Dallas, thereby creating doubt for many, and opening the door to myriad conspiracy theories concerning the Kennedy Assassination and the veracity of later government findings.

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