KIDSGAZETTE

How to interview a '60s kid

Angela Lutwitze, 14, of Cedar Rapids, makes bubbles outside The Carl and Mary Koehler History Center in Cedar Rapids Sat
Angela Lutwitze, 14, of Cedar Rapids, makes bubbles outside The Carl and Mary Koehler History Center in Cedar Rapids Saturday July 23, 2005 during the opening celebration of two exhibits, “Peace, Love & Rock & Roll” and “Ferry Cross the Mersey: The British Invasion.” The event included live music, face painting, tie-dye and making protest posters.

Who do you know who is at least 60 years old? Maybe it’s your grandparent, or your friendly neighbor. Whoever it is, they almost definitely remember the 1960s.

Ask if you can interview them, then write down their responses to your questions below.

Question: What did you look like and how did you dress in the 1960s? What was different about you then compared to now?

Answer: __________________________

Question: Where were you when the Apollo 11 astronauts landed on the moon? What do you remember about that day?

Answer: ___________________________

Question: Did you or anyone you know serve in the Vietnam War? How did that make you feel?

Answer: ___________________________

Question: What’s something you liked to do in the 1960s in your freetime?

Answer: ___________________________

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