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"Tom Jones" had won the Academy award for best picture. Postal rates went up to five cents for the first ounce. The Yankees played in the World Series again; but lost to the Dodgers in four straight. This is just a brief snapshot of some of the things that were going on back in 1963. While some of these events played an important role in the direction of change that affect us today, many of them were lost to much greater, more political events, that I believe put everything into motion.
"How The West Was Won," "Cleopatra," "Lily of the Fields," "The Great Escape," "The Birds," and "It's a Mad, Mad, Mad, Mad World" were all box office hits. Eric Clapton began his journey to fame with Jeff Beck, Jimmy Page, Jim Mc Carty and their band, The Yardbirds. The 'Joys of Jell-O' recipes for quivering florescent foodstuff hit the stores. In 1963 the news media showed women burning their bras as the women's liberation movement took off with the publishing of "The Feminine Mystique" by Betty Friedan. Prolong the conferences to ban atomic tests because the United States has agreed to suspend tests as long as negotiations are in progress. Allow all Soviet satellites individual representation in the U.
Eliminate all laws governing obscenity by calling them "censorship" and a violation of free speech and free press. Break down cultural standards of morality by promoting pornography and obscenity in books, magazines, motion pictures, radio, and TV. Present homosexuality, degeneracy and promiscuity as "normal, natural, healthy." 27. Attribute prejudices, mental blocks and retarding of children to suppressive influence of parents. Create the impression that violence and insurrection are legitimate aspects of the American tradition; that students and special-interest groups should rise up and use ["]united force["] to solve economic, political or social problems. Emphasize the need to raise children away from the negative influence of parents. Give the World Court jurisdiction] over nations and individuals alike.
Use student riots to foment public protests against programs or organizations which are under Communist attack. An American Communist cell was told to "eliminate all good sculpture from parks and buildings, substitute shapeless, awkward and meaningless forms." 23. "Our plan is to promote ugliness, repulsive, meaningless art." 24. Emphasize the need to raise children away from the negative influence of parents. Repeal the Connally reservation so the United States cannot prevent the World Court from seizing jurisdiction [over domestic problems.
Read this group very carefullythese are the most sweeping, revolutionary, devastating and deadly Goals on the list from 1963. However, like anything else, there has to be a starting point at which the wheels are put into motion. Use them as transmission belts for socialism and current Communist propaganda. Discredit the American Constitution by calling it inadequate, old-fashioned, out of step with modern needs, a hindrance to cooperation between nations on a worldwide basis. Belittle all forms of American culture and discourage the teaching of American history on the ground that it was only a minor part of the "big picture." Give more emphasis to Russian history since the Communists took over. Support any socialist movement to give centralized control over any part of the culture--education, social agencies, welfare programs, mental health clinics, etc. Eliminate all laws or procedures which interfere with the operation of the Communist apparatus. Eliminate the House Committee on Un-American Activities.
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On January 10, 1963, the House of Representatives and later the Senate began reviewing a document entitled 'Communist Goals for Taking Over America.' It contained an agenda of 45 separate issues (attacks and techniques) that, in hindsight, were quite shocking then and equally stunning today. Use them as transmission belts for socialism and current Communist propaganda. Over the years, I have shared in debates and discussions regarding the current state of affairs in the U. Eliminate all laws governing obscenity by calling them "censorship" and a violation of free speech and free press. Break down cultural standards of morality by promoting pornography and obscenity in books, magazines, motion pictures, radio, and TV. Present homosexuality, degeneracy and promiscuity as "normal, natural, healthy." 27.
By years' end, The Beatles had played for the British Royal Family and were laying the groundwork to conquer the U. Out on the West Coast the surf was beginning to rock'n'roll with The Beach Boys and their first song to reach the top ten list, Surfin' U. Martin Luther King was jailed in April and civil unrest was being brought to the forefront. Set up East and West Germany as separate states in spite of Khrushchev's promise in 1955 to settle the German question by free elections under supervision of the U.
On August 28th the media brought us live coverage of the march on Washington and Dr. The Cuban missile crisis found its way in to our homes and our nation was gearing up for conflict.