The war in Vietnam occupied the headlines with frequent bombing of the North. Interstate 10 between Pensacola and Tallahassee had not yet been built or construction even started. The NAVY WAVES were celebrating their 25th anniversary. Pensacola opened its 3rd McDonald's at Brent Lane and Davis Highway joining #1 (1959, Pace Boulevard) and #2 (Navy Boulevard). You could buy a new Dodge 2-door sedan for $1,895 or a 1967 Cougar for $2,497. Americans were uneasy about race riots in Detroit and Newark. Colonel Daniel James, Jr., a veteran of 56 comat missions over Vietnam, soundly condemned Stokely Carmichael and other black extremists.
August 1, 1967 -- Ed Ball Nature Trail at UWF Funded -- Natural Beauty of New Campus Extolled
From the Pensacola News, August 1, 1967, p. 1.