Watchtower August 15. 1968 First paragraph. Article , why are you looking to 1975
WHAT about all this talk concerning the year 1975? Lively discussions , some based on speculation, have burst into flame during recent months among serious students of the Bible. Their interest has been kindled by the belief that 1975 will mark the end of 6,000 years of human history since Adam’s creation. The nearness of such an important date indeed fires the imagination and presents unlimited possibilities for discussion.
Looks like the society should have had their new policy about private discusions in place back then. Another case of the society being full of crap.