Upheaval of the 1960s/1970s

Cesar Chavez

Table of Contents:

Full text Monologues are below table of contents.

The Chicago Conspiracy Trial: Abbie Hoffman's day in court. An arrangement of the court transcript, 1969.

Hubert Humphrey: The courageous Democratic Convention of 1948 is contrasted with the disastrous one of 1968.

Abe Fortas: His forced resignation leads to the collapse of the Warren Court.

Robert Moses: The highway and bridge builder, the so-called Emperor of New York, finally falls.

John Nash: "A beautiful mind" goes haywire.

Linus Pauling: He wins the Nobel Prize both for science and peace but still faces nothing but controversy.

The Lardners: The father was the leading sports writer for the 1920s; the son, a communist, emerges from prison to write M*A*S*H*.

Two graces in Hollywood: Actress Grace Kelly and the author of Peyton Place Grace Metalious describe how to get around the censors.

Elia Kazan on Nick Ray: The difficult friendship of two film directors.

Robert Frost: Life and opinions of the poet.

Claude Sitton: The New York Times reporter, Claude Sitton, covers the Civil Rights Movement from 1957 to 1967.

Rusty: Bayard Rustin arranges the March on Washington but then is abandoned by Martin Luther King Jr.

Stairway to the Stars: Chuck Pick, chauffeur to Peter Lawford, gets an inside peek at Marilyn Monroe's interaction with the Kennedy brothers.

Jean Seberg: A blonde beauty from the Midwest becomes a movie star and then an activist in the black power movement.

Cesar: Cesar Chavez takes on both the farm cartels and the truckers.

Tip O'Neill: A wily old pol refuses to lie down for three different presidents.

Lyndon Johnson and Robert Kennedy: Their feud is responsible for prolonging the war in Vietnam. (Script will be added at later date)

Coyote Song: Actor Peter Coyote describes his involvement in the counter-culture movements of the 1960s and 70s.

Boston Busing: Based on "Common Ground" by J. Anthony Lukas. Three families---one Yankee (the Divers), one black (the Twymons), and one Irish (the McGoffs)--- face having their children bused to schools out of their communities.

Abbie Hoffman.pdf
Hubert Humphrey.pdf
Abe Fortas.pdf
Robert Moses.pdf
John Nash.pdf
My father Linus Pauling.pdf
The Lardners.pdf
Two Graces in Hollywood.pdf
Elia Kazan on Nick Ray.pdf
Robert Frost.pdf
Claude Sitton on the South.pdf
Bayard Rustin.pdf
Stairway to the Stars.pdf
Jean Seberg.pdf
Cezar Chavez.pdf
Tip O'Neill, Man of the House.pdf
Coyote Song (Peter Coyote).pdf
Boston Busing.pdf