Tag: 1960s

Soldiers in the streets of D.C. (7th and N St NW)video

The Riots of ’68

There's a strong element of sadness watching this video. A burning city, military occupation ... what essentially was complete chaos in the city from...
Jimi Hendrix Experience - Washington Hilton 1968

Hendrix Plays the Washington Hilton (1968)

Wow, this one is gold. Jimi Hendrix played the Washington Hilton on Connecticut Ave. NW -- the same one where Hinkley shot Reagan in...
The Beatles at Washington Coliseum - Feb. 11th, 1964video

The Beatles’ First Concert in the U.S. Was at Washington Coliseum

The Beatles' first live performance in America was in Washington, D.C. on February 11th, 1964. They played at the Washington Coliseum after arriving at Union Station from New York City.
Jackie Kennedy

First Lady Jackie Kennedy Named 1961’s Best Dressed Woman in the...

50 years ago today, on January 5th, 1962, Jackie Kennedy was named the best dressed woman in the world for the second year in...
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A Country Mourns With the Kennedy Family

The country was in mourning, having just lost our President a few weeks earlier in Dallas. This is a pretty somber, powerful and moving...