Images of rock icons Bob Dylan, Jimi Hendrix and the Temptations shared the screen with pictures of John F. Kennedy, Martin Luther King Jr. and Malcolm X.

The scene was the Whitney Point Middle School (NY) library Wednesday where eighth-grade music students took part in a video conference with an official from the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum on how rock music overlapped with the social changes of the 1960s and 1970s.

"It's pretty cool. We can't go to the real place because it's too expensive, but we got to see it from TV," said Sarah Ellis, 13, one...

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