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Orientering August 17, 1968

Circus Tricky Dick – what does the Republicans' National Assembly mean?

Orientering 17. August 1968: The election of Richard Nixon as Republican presidential candidate came as no surprise. In this article, Helge Rønning sheds light on the person Nixon, the American electoral system and the society in which people like Nixon and Wallace may have a relatively broad electoral appeal.

Norway out of NATO

The campaign Norway out of NATO aims at Norway's foreign policy to secure the country's independence, contribute to relaxation, disarmament and peace and to bridge the gap between rich and poor people. The government's announcements of continued membership in NATO beyond 1969 and new defense plan for the years 1969-73 confirm that the campaign's high goals are incompatible with continued membership in NATO.

The icon that failed

Stig Holmquist's biography of Zimbabwe's Robert Mugabe describes the fall the head of state underwent, from being the 60's liberation hero to the hated dictator of the 2000. Why did it go so wrong?

The 68 generation according to German history writing

Three newly published books on the sixties provide some surprising and new perspectives. All are written by scientists who do not even belong to this mythical generation.

Orientering: At Kennedy's death

Compassion and disgust are words that remain in the comments on the assassination of Robert Kennedy. Our US-friendly press is full of compassion for the senator and his family, and it is not hypocritical. Its disgust at what has happened is profound and genuine.

Orientering: The Black Revolution

The rulers of the United States know that the ghetto uprisings will one day develop into a regular revolt. Based on the so-called McCarran law, they have planned a number of internment camps – regular concentration camps – where they can place enemies of the system.

Give me back "68"

Can the 68 gene arise in new form and form the basis for the development of a sustainable society?

The Norwegian students' camp

The student revolt goes from one country to another, and has now also reached the University of Oslo. This does not mean that Norwegian students are facing an imported "revolution". The Norwegian uprising originated partly in special Norwegian conditions, and partly in conditions common to the universities of the industrialized countries.

Germany 50 years after the student riots

Much is unclear about the role of key players in the German 68 rebellion. Therefore, a black-and-white interpretation of the era will never be correct. 

1968 – 2018 – the dream lives on

Looking back at 1968 during this year's International Documentary Festival in Thessaloniki.

Berliner Impressions

On Thursday afternoon, student leader Rudi Dutschke was shot near the SDS office in the middle of Kurfürstendamm. With blood flowing from three gunshot wounds, he ran many meters and shouted: “Father, mother, soldiers, soldiers. I have to go to the hairdresser. "

What is happening in the United States?

Fortunately, Martin Luther King died at the right time, writes author Bill Caldwell.