November 22nd 1963 marked the real beginning of the 1960s. It was the beginning of a series of catastrophes: political assassinations, the war in Vietnam, the denial of Civil Rights and the revolts that occasioned, youth revolt in American cities, right up to Watergate. When I was starting out as a writer it seemed to me that a large part of the material you could find in my novels – this sense of fatality, of widespread suspicion, of mistrust – came from the assassination of JFK.

*********************

And baby, look at us now.

Trackback URL for this post:
https://www.margaretsoltan.com/wp-trackback.php?p=68352

Comment on this Entry

Latest UD posts at IHE

Archives

Categories