April 10: James T. Patterson, “The Eve of Destruction”

  • Wednesday, April 10th, 7:00 pm: Lecture: James T. Patterson, author of “The Eve of Destruction: How 1965 Transformed America”

Although the United States was deeply impacted by the assassination of John F. Kennedy in 1963, it still seemed on the doorstep of a golden age.  However, by the end of 1965, events had occurred that caused the US to go down a different path.  Historian James Patterson examines how the tumultuous year 1965 created “the Sixties” as we knew them.