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McKiernan Interviews

Browse Collection (247 items)


Stephen McKiernan's collection of interviews includes more than two hundred interviews with prominent figures of the 1960s, which were collected between the mid-1990s and 2010s. The collection provides narratives of people who were actively involved in or witnessed events in the 1960s, an era which spurred profound cultural and political transformation in the twentieth century. Interviewees include politicians, artists, scholars, musicians, authors, and veterans who delve into the decade’s most prominent issues and events, including the civil rights movement, the free speech movement, the anti-war movement, women’s rights, gay rights, segregation, the Vietnam War, Woodstock, Hippies, Yippies, and individualism.

The McKiernan 22

Stephen McKiernan continues to interview legends of the 1960s. When asked in 2021 where one should start when sifting through his vast collection, he provided the following list:


Stephen McKiernan