President Richard Nixon shaking hands with armed forces in Vietnam 1969

1969 Exhibition

From the Vietnam War to Woodstock, and Sesame Street to the moon, the events of 1969 shaped the soul of America.
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Learn more about the historic New York State Capitol, tours, exhibits, events, and the Plaza Art Collection.