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Exploring Detroit in April 1964 Through an Unexpected Video on YouTube

Take a journey through time and explore Detroit in April 1964 through an unexpected video uploaded to YouTube. Learn the context of this historic month, such as Malcolm X's "The Ballot or the Bullet" speech, the Ford Mustang's debut, the Rolling Stones' first album, the Vasa's raise from the bottom of Stockholm and Shea Stadium's opening.
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You have to love these old videos uploaded to YouTube. This one shows downtown Detroit in April of 1964. For a little historical context, Malcolm X visited the city that month to deliver his speech “The Ballot or the Bullet,” the Ford Mustang was officially introduced, the Rolling Stones released their debut album, the Vasa is raised from the bottom of Stockholm harbor after 346 years, and Shea Stadium opened in New York for the Mets.

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