1967:- Jack has another confrontation with his father Edward,angry that the youngster is taking soft drugs and threatening to withdraw financial support on his graduation. Jack sleeps with Lilly whilst Charlotte is visiting her parents,who announce their decision to divorce. Left alone in the house her mother sets fire to it and is taken to a mental hospital where Charlotte,aware of Jack's deceit,visits and tells her that women do not need men. Lilly inevitably becomes pregnant and Orla arranges the abortion. Alan defends Victor against racists but still makes gay jokes,unaware of Jay's sexuality. After Edward has pulled strings to get Victor released following his arrest at an anti-Vietnam war demonstration Charlotte comes on to her housemate but he senses she is using him to get back at Jack and says he will not be a 'consolation prize.'
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Did You Know?
The poster with the slogan "Girls Say Yes To Boys Who Say No" seen on the wall of Jack's bedroom is an iconic poster of the 1960s. It features singer Joan Baez
and her sisters and was created by opponents of the Vietnam War to raise money for the Draft Resistance movement. See more
At Christmas, when I was back home, I saw pictures of myself before I came here. Back when I thought a few Hail Marys would put the world to rights. I looked the same as I do now. Yet nothing is the same.
References To Kill a Mockingbird
The Times They Are a-Changin'
Written and Performed by Bob Dylan See more