Memories of 1966
As the war in Vietnam continues and protests expand, monthly
draft calls rise to ten times the average for 1965.
A Sniper atop the tower at the University of Texas kills 12 and
For the second time in two years, there is violent rioting in the
Watts section of Los Angeles as well as Cleveland and Atlanta.
The Supreme Court issues its "Miranda" ruling, which dictates that
suspects must be told that they have a right to legal counsel and that they do not have to answer police
Russia makes first soft moon landing.
Artificial pump is implanted in heart.
James Meredith is shot on civil rights march.