In the time capsule today…
We find an iconic movie in theaters starring Richard Roundtree. According to director Gordan Parks, “Shaft” was created with the simple idea to be a fun film, with which “people could see a black guy winning.”
We find Portland State University student Carolyn Davidson, delivering her design idea for a NIKE logo to Phil Knight. Phil wasn’t initially a fan of the idea, but the price was right.
And we find a song on the radio by Marvin Gaye. The song's inspiration came from a member of the Four Tops, who witnessed police violence directed at an anti-war protest in Berkeley.
What is the year? (answer below).
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The year... 1971!