Daily Archives: July 16, 2017

Vietnam A Television History: Tet 1968

“The year 1968 was to be a new year for US efforts in Vietnam. Reports from the Embassy said that they were winning the ground war but American TV reports were showing a different picture altogether. The Tet offensive showed … Continue reading

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“Runaway” – Del Shannon (1961)

““Runaway” is a number-one Billboard Hot 100 song made famous by Del Shannon in 1961. It was written by Shannon and keyboardist Max Crook, and became a major international hit. It is No. 472 on Rolling Stone‘s list of the … Continue reading

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Bill Ayers and Jeff Jones Speak at SDS Press Conference

“Bill Ayers was born in December 1944 and was raised in a Chicago suburb. In the mid-1960s he taught at a radical alternative school — part of the ‘free school movement’ — where students addressed teachers by their first names, … Continue reading

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