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1966 REVISITED

1966 REVISITED

by Rev. Bob Uzzel

It has been 50 years since 1966. Here are some of the highlights of that year.

On January 10, the Georgia House of Representatives refused to seat civil rights

activist

Julian Bond. On January 11, a conference on Rhodesia began in Lagos, Nigeria. On

January 13, Robert C. Weaver became the first African American Cabinet

member, by being appointed Secretary of Housing and Urban Development.

On January 19, Indira Gandhi was elected Prime Minister of India. On January

31 , the United Kingdom ceased all trade with Rhodesia. On March 23, Pope

Paul VI and Michael Ramsey, the Archbishop of Canterbury, met in Rome. On

March 26, demonstrations were held across the United States against

the Vietnam War. On April 24, uniform daylight saving time was first observed

in most parts of North America. On April 27, Pope Paul VI and Soviet Foreign

Minister Andrei Gromyko met at the Vatican. On May 16, in New York City,

Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. made his first public speech on the Vietnam War.

 

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