George F. Will

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Considered one of the most influential journalists since World War II, George F. Will is a syndicated columnist, a television news analyst, and the author of several books, most recently One Man's America: The Pleasures and Provocations of Our Singular Nation (2008). Aside from his writings on politics and public policy, Will has also published several books on baseball. This essay has been adapted from the foreword to Reassessing the Sixties: Debating the Political and Cultural Legacy, a collection of essays to be published by W. W. Norton & Company.

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October 1996

Everyone knows it was a radical decade—but not who its real radicals were