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The Summer Of ’64


Local amateur historian and author Scott Grant (How the Beatles and the World's Fastest Man Changed the First Coast Forever) chats about the worldwide media attention on this region in the summer of 1964: A federal court ordered the desegregation of schools in Duval and St. Johns counties, to an outcry of angry defiance and resistance. Then, just before a Beatles concert with an integrated audience (which The Fab Four insisted on), Hurricane Dora crashed into NEFLa. Grant recounts this era anecdotally.

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