After reading through newspaper articles for the year 1968, I realized that the year was quite an eventful one. Politically, socially and economically speaking, the country endured a great deal of influential circumstances. Although the studying of vast articles from the New York Times succeeded in painting a clear, factual picture of that turbulent year, I was still eager to discover how incidents affected people growing up in that era. This fueled my motivation to begin
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After using oral history, I could put myself in the shoes of those who experienced the memorable year of 1968. I feel that without the use of oral history in a project of this sort, one will never obtain the necessary quantitative information needed to internalize events studied. Although I was not a part of the year 1968, I am lucky enough to now comprehend the impact the year had on society as I know it today.