- Summer of '68
Woman recalls wounded veterans, rioting in D.C. during her 1968
We lived in Maryland and the Washington, D.C., area in 1968. The city had horrible rioting and looting and blocks and blocks of D.C. engulfed in flames form the rioting in Washington, D.C., and some areas of Maryland in Prince George’s County.
Young Enid woman lived in nation’s capital, experienced rioting firsthand
I remember the year 1968 pretty well. I was 20 years old, and a lot was going on in my life.
Woman recalls feeling wistful, restless in ’68
I, like many others, experienced one devastating blow after another in 1968. My life was changed forever because of these events.
Culture, the arts thrived in U.S. in 1968
On the celebration of Christ’s birth in the year 1968, a lunar orbiter circled the heavens providing the manned crew an awesome sight of the earth.
Vietnam dominated life at Vance
The Vietnam War dominated life at Vance Air Force Base in 1968, just as it did in the rest of the nation.
Enid surgeon spent summer of ’68 treating wounded soldiers
Dr. David M. Selby, a 1953 graduate of Enid High School, performed a surgical wonder on a wounded Army infantryman that made the front page of The Enid Morning News on Sunday, April 21, 1968.