60 Years Ago Today, February 25, 1964: Muhammad Ali (Cassius Clay) Shocked the World

February 25, 2024 | Source: Monroe Gallery of Photography


Forthcoming exhibition: 1964

April 19 - June 23, 2024

The most pivotal year of the 1960s, arguably, is 1964. That’s the year American culture fractured and eventually split along ideological lines — old vs. young; hip vs. square; poor vs. rich; liberal vs. conservative — establishing the poles of societal debate that are still raging today.

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