it’s just the beginning

The 60’s were a turbulent and exciting time in the history of civilization, and no less so in the history of the Baha’i community. A few months ago, the American Baha’i National Centre posted videos of the 1968 Baha’i National Youth Conference, perhaps for the benefit of those of us who were merely glimmers in our parents’ eyes at the time—but perhaps also to remind us of the world-reviving spirit that permeated the Baha’i community at the time, a community fresh out of its Ten Year Crusade and already into the Nine Year Plan, which brought the message of Baha’u’llah to countless receptive souls across the globe.

Part One

Read a related article: Baby Boomer Baha’is recall joining the Faith in Summer of Love era. Also, click below to see more videos!

Part Two

Part Three

3 thoughts on “it’s just the beginning

  1. Wow. As a kid, I remember participating a teaching project in Racine, WI in 1971 where this film was shown many times over. My dad ran the projector most of the time. I signed my declaration card during that project.

    And is that Dorothy Marcic singing Time is a One Time Thing in part 2?


  2. To answer my own question, it’s not Dorothy Marcic. But, I sure wish I could remember who that was.

    By the way, the late Phil Lucas sings ‘World Citizens” with about 4:30 left in part 3.

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