San Diego Memories III: A Time of Change –The 1960s and 1970s
This 176-page hardcover book features the ways in which San Diegans participated in and responded to the momentous events of the 1960s and 1970s.
Readers will see rock ‘n’ roll, baby boomers coming of age, environmentalism, civil rights and feminism, the Vietnam War and economic distress. Produced as a partnership between the San Diego History Center and San Diego Union-Tribune, this third book in the San Diego Memories series incorporates photography from the archives of both the San Diego History Center and the Union-Tribune, plus submissions from the general public.
About the Author:
Roger Showley retired in 2018 after 44 years at the San Diego Union-Tribune, where he covered real estate, urban development, historic preservation and other topics. A third-generation San Diego, he graduated from Point Loma High School and UC San Diego, where he majored in history. He has written several books on local history, including the ongoing series for the U-T and the San Diego History Center, “San Diego Memories,” the latest of which covers the 1960s and ’70s. He is lives in Scripps Ranch with his wife, Carol. They have two grown children, also local residents.