Nuclear test 'Operation Dominic' over Christmas Islands. 1962. A series of thirty-six nuclear test explosions were conducted by the US government in 1962. President Kennedy authorized 'Operation Dominic' in response to Russia's detonation of the Tsar Bomba.
In 1962, James Meredith was the first African American student admitted to the segregated University of Mississippi, an event that was a flashpoint in the American civil rights movement. October 1, 1962.
William S. Burroughs reads. “Consequently since my arrival some 500,000 years ago, I have had one thought in mind. What you call the history of mankind is the history of my escape plan. I don’t want ‘love. I don’t want forgiveness. All I want is out of here.”