The Things We Knew Then: Vivid Then, Fading Now?

1. James Forman was
a. ’68 Olympic heavyweight champion
b. national director of the Congress of Racial Equality
c. a Czechoslovakian film director
d. executive secretary of the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee

2. In Easy Rider, Peter Fonda, Dennis Hopper, and Jack Nicholson sit around the campfire one night. Fonda turns Nicholson onto grass. They discuss
a. why grass is groovier than booze
b. UFOs
c. Mardi Gras
d. the commune Fonda and Hopper visited

15. If you heard someone say “I can’t leave home without a passport” you were
a. being arrested by the FBI en route to Cuba
b. suspected of harboring Black Pan­thers in your house
c. at a Living Theater performance
d. part of an apocalyptic faction of the New Left, preparing for the inevitable roundup of radicals in Amerika

16. Who or what was the Big O?
a. Oscar Robertson
b. Odetta
c. Ondine’s
d. Jacqueline Onassis  …


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