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1968: liberty or its illusion? 1

Many 68ers now feel ambivalent about their heritage. Was too much of value discarded? Were the hippies just carriers of a new strain of capitalism? What was the silent majority thinking? Prospect writers give their views

By prospect   May 2008

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Bryan Appleyard, Arthur Aughey, Cheryll Barron, Peter Bazalgette, Vernon Bogdanor, Rudi Bogni, Joe Boyd, Samuel Brittan, Lesley Chamberlain, Stephen Chan, Robert Cooper, Emma Crichton-Miller, René Cuperus, William Davies, Meghnad Desai, Anthony Dworkin, Geoff Dyer, David Edgerton, Duncan Fallowell, Timothy Garton Ash, Anthony Giddens, Robert Gore-Langton, David G Green, Johann Hari, David Herman, Michael Ignatieff, Pico Iyer, Josef Joffe, Alan Johnson, Eric…

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