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From: The 1970s

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Abbey, Edward, 145 Aborigines, 295 abortion, 13, 74, 185; cultural crosscurrents of, 17, 48, 51; Eisenstadt v. Baird and, 93, 159; equality issues and, 80, 92–95, 117–18, 290–91; Griswold v. Connecticut and, 93; Harris v. McRae and, 158–59; hyper-individualism and, 249, 252–57; legal issues and, 80, 92– 93, 95, 158–59, 253, 290; “Manifesto of 343 Sluts” and, 95; market-based approach to, 158–59, 172; Planned Parenthood of Southeastern Pennsylvania v. Casey and, 290–91; pro-life movement and, 290–91; religion and, 257; Roe v. Wade and, 80, 92–93, 158–59, 253, 290 Abortion (Lader), 92 Acheson, Dean, 127–28 Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome (AIDS), 144 Adams, John, 180 advertising: loud television, 299–300; markets and, 12, 19, 29, 50, 57, 60, 68, 78–81, 87, 122, 143–44, 154, 270, 283, 292, 299–300; sports and, 300; unrestrained consumption and, 299–300 affirmative action, 283, 314–15 Affluent Society, The (Galbraith), 239 Afghanistan, 15, 176, 229, 277, 288; cultural crosscurrents and, 28, 45, 52; Islam and, 96 (see also Islam); mountain climbing in, 120; mujahidin and, 198–99, 269; retreat of empire and, 184, 198–99, 225; Soviet Union and, 113, 198–200 AFL-CIO, 227–28 Africa: Angola and, 190 (see also Angola ); Battle of Adowa and, 187; Berlin Conference and, 187; Cape of Good Hope and, 187; European colonialism and, 186–93; Greeks and, 187; imperial retreat from, 186–93; independence of, 188; Muslims and, 187; Portugal and, 187, 189–90, 207; Rhodesia and, 14, 113, 190–92; slave trade and, 187; South Africa and, 190–91 (see also South Africa); white descendants in, 190–91 African Affairs Subcommittee, 29 African Americans, 49; advertising and, 292; affirmative action and, 283, 313– 16; black history and, 85–86; Black Power and, 77, 100, 102; civil rights and, 96–99 (see also civil rights); clergy and, 98; crime and, 171; equality issues and, 76–77, 85, 96–99, 102– 3, 281–83, 291–301; George W. Bush and, 278; Hollywood and, 292; hyperindividualism and, 251, 271, 278; Jasper , Texas, and, 282; Jena, Louisiana, and, 282; Jim Crow laws and, 314; lingering issues of, 280–87; Los Angeles riot and, 282; market values and, 135, 155, 171; middle class and, 281– 82; music and, 98, 292; National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) and, 209; net worth of, 281; “organize around your own oppression” slogan and, 77; politics and, 97, 135–36, 291–92; Rice and, 278; Rodney King and, 282; Roots and, 98–99; sports and, 97–98, 292; women and, 85–86 African National Congress, 209 Against Our Will: Men, Women, and Rape (Brownmiller), 94 age discrimination, 75, 103, 114–15; Age Discrimination Act, 103 Agee, Philip, 43 Agnew, Spiro, 39 airlines, 5, 17, 33, 306; Boeing 747 and, 142–43; deregulation and, 148–51, INDEX 372 INDEX airlines (cont.) 273; female pilots and, 84; flight attendants and, 81; hijackings and, 32, 35, 102, 144, 211, 213; inflation and, 60, 122; Israel and, 211; labor strikes and, 62; lower costs of, 296; smoking and, 67 Alaska, 59–60; Alaska Lands Act, 42, 273; Alaska National Interest Lands Conservation Act, 244; Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act, 100 Alaskan oil pipeline, 244–45 Algeria, 190 al-Hibri, Azizah Y., 119 Ali, Muhammad, 115 Alive (Read), 9 Allende, Salvador, 33, 194, 204, 219 All in the Family (TV show), 115, 145 All the President’s Men (Woodward and Bernstein), 41 American Civil War, 8, 40 American Enterprise Institute, 130 American Indian Movement (AIM), 99–100 Americanization of Dixie, The: The Southernization of America (Egerton), 49 American Library Association, 92 American Psychiatric Association, 9, 106 American South, 135–37 American Women’s Himalayan Expedition , 87–88 Amnesty International (AI), 15, 181–82 Andropov, Yuri, 199 anger, 10, 57, 103, 115, 252, 303 Angola, 14, 110, 227, 238, 274; Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) and, 28–29, 190; cultural crosscurrents and, 28– 29, 32, 36, 59; MPLA and, 28–29; retreat of empires and, 176, 189–90, 193, 204, 208; Soviet Union and, 193; UNITA and, 28–29 Animal Liberation (Singer), 108 animal rights, 3, 75, 108 antibiotics, 234 anti-Semitism, 34, 213, 261 antiwar protests, 7, 21, 114, 154–55 anxieties, 3; crime and, 169–72; cultural crosscurrents and, 19–20, 40, 59, 64; equality issues and, 97, 113–16; hyperindividualism and, 232, 244, 249; Jaws and, 19–21; market values and, 169, 199, 225 apartheid, 28, 110, 178, 184, 192–93, 204...



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  • United States -- History -- 1969-.
  • United States -- Social conditions -- 1960-1980.
  • United States -- Politics and government -- 1969-1974.
  • United States -- Politics and government -- 1974-1977.
  • United States -- Politics and government -- 1977-1981.
  • United States -- Economic conditions -- 1971-1981.
  • United States -- Foreign relations -- 1945-1989.
  • United States -- Commerce -- History -- 20th century.
  • Equality -- United States -- History -- 20th century.
  • Nineteen seventies.
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