Tom Brokaw timeline By Megan836 Period: Aug 1, 1960 to May 24, 2012 Tom Brokaw Eyewitness to Hostory events Aug 13, 1961 Berlin Wall The Berlin Wall got started and people were separated like the Great Wall of China. Jan 31, 1968 The Offensive. The war in Vietnam had people. People started protesting war, and hippies were big in this time era. Mar 31, 1968 LBJ Withdraws Johnson says he won't run, he halts North Vietnam raids, and bids Hanoi join peace move. Apr 4, 1968 Martin Luther King dies. Martin Luther King was shot and killed that day, as JFK's brother announced it to many people. Sep 7, 1968 Miss America Pageant The Miss America Pageant was born. In this time women protesters were going off about how men always look at a woman as a piece of meat. Nov 5, 1968 America erupts America erupts. Men are beig drafted, women are getting involved with women's rights, and Pearl Harbor was being attacked. Many events leading to Nov 5, 1968 Election night. The election of our soon to be president for the United States. Was it a good idea? Or not? Some people think so. Aug 24, 1969 Chicago Many protesters against the war and segregation was an important thing in here. It made it so that people got killed and shot by cops in the Chicago area around campuses and colleges. Aug 9, 1972 Watergate scandal. The Watergate scandal was when our president had been frauding the US the whole time about things that he said he'd do, and never got done. May 24, 1976 President Jimmy Carter President Jimmy Carter wins presidency. Feb 11, 1980 MAny events.... John Lennon died, Ronald Reagan became president, Jan 28, 1986 The Challenger The Challenger was sent off into Space. It was a very memoric day for everyone as everyone was quite awesomefied about this event. May 24, 1986 AIDS AIDS. People are getting into all the knowledge of AIDS. As it is a sexually transmitted disease, and can be transmitted through kissing, or other stuff. AIDS reached it's peak in 1986. May 24, 1989 Tiananmen Square People in China started protesting that they wanted peace in their country like the US has. So, they started protesting about stuff, and the rampaging people took a lot to settle down. Nov 7, 1991 Majic Johnson. Majic Johnson had tested positive for the HIV virus. He got AIDS. As it can happen to anyone, but it was a huge shock to AMerica. Jan 20, 2001 Bill Clinton is president. President Bill Clinton becomes president, and the nation rejoices. Bill Clinton was the 42nd president of the Uited States.