LBJ STATE OF THE UNION: President Lyndon B. Johnson delivers his State of the Union address to a joint session of Congress, Jan. 8, 1964. Speaking in the House of Representatives, the chief executive said on eof his aims was "unconditional war on poverty in America." In background from left are: Speaker John McCormack of Massachusetts and Sen. Carl Hayden of Arizona. (AP Photo)
GAME CHANGERS: In this Oct. 16, 1968, file photo, extending gloved hands skyward in racial protest, U.S. athletes Tommie Smith, center, and John Carlos stare downward during the playing of national anthem after Smith received the gold and Carlos the bronze for the 200 meter run at the Summer Olympic Games in Mexico City. Australian silver medalist Peter Norman is at left. (AP Photo, File)
MISS AMERICA PROTEST: Members of the National Women's Liberation Party hold protest signs in front of Convention Hall where the Miss America Pageant will be held tonight in Atlantic City, N.J. on Sept. 7, 1968. The picketers, also seen behind, are protesting the annual pageant as degrading to women. (AP Photo)
EARTHRISE: Apollo 8, the first manned mission to the moon, entered lunar orbit on Christmas Eve, Dec. 24, 1968. That evening, the astronauts-Commander Frank Borman, Command Module Pilot Jim Lovell, and Lunar Module Pilot William Anders-held a live broadcast from lunar orbit, in which they showed pictures of the Earth and moon as seen from their spacecraft. Said Lovell, "The vast loneliness is awe-inspiring and it makes you realize just what you have back there on Earth." They ended the broadcast with the crew taking turns reading from the book of Genesis. Image Credit: NASA.
SOVIET INVASION: A Soviet tank and armored personnel carrier move into downtown Prague Aug. 21, 1968 as part of the occupation of the Czech capital and other parts of the country by troops of Russia, Poland, Hungary, Bulgaria and East Germany. (AP Photo)
CBS EVENING NEWS WITH WALTER CRONKITE, Walter Cronkite, Courtesy Everett Collection.
PLANET OF THE APES, Charlton Heston, Linda Harrison, Kim Hunter, Roddy McDowall, 1968, 20th Century Fox Film Corp., Courtesy Everett Collection.