Written and directed by David Davis and Stephen Talbot, this
two-hour documentary covers both the women’s liberation and
larger civil rights movements, the rise of youth
counterculture, and the turmoil surrounding the American
involvement in Vietnam. It features revealing
interviews with Peter Coyote, Arlo Guthrie, Norman Mailer,
Walter Cronkite, and key American political figures such as Rev.
Jesse Jackson, Henry Kissinger, Robert S. McNamara, Edwin Meese,
Bobby Seale, Pat Buchanan, and Daniel Ellsberg. The decade comes to life
once again with a musical soundtrack featuring favorites from the 60s,
including the music of Arlo Guthrie, Bob Dylan, Crosby, Stills and Nash,
Elvis Costello, Jefferson Airplane, Jimi Hendrix, the Beatles, the
Chambers Brothers, the Doors and the Rolling Stones.