August 3, 2010America In 1967
By Sablemable aka Jan
I culled these photos from the 1968 World Book Encyclopedia Yearbook for events that occured in 1967.
The Killing Of A Great Lake was the title of this story, the Great Lake being Lake Erie, which had died, but has since come back to life.
A White House wedding, Lynda Bird Johnson married Marine Captain Charles Robb in December of 1967.
The Vietnam War was still being fought and New York City was ready to construct the Twin Towers for the World Trade Center.
The Chicago Picasso was placed in Daley Plaza that year and O.J. Simpson was playing football for the University of Southern California.
In case you don’t know what a Roller, Howler and Going Down The Mine means, World Book came to the rescue!
Now go hang 10!