Ken Burns Classroom

Anthems of the Counter-Culture

Ken Burns Film: The Vietnam War

Collections: Postwar United States (1945-1970s)

Subject: Music History US History

Grade Level: 9-12

Video Run Time: 1:14

The late sixties were a kind of confluence of several rivulets. The anthems for that counterculture were provided by the most brilliant rock and roll music that you can imagine.