Daily Archives: October 14, 2017

Baby boomers

“Baby boomers are the demographic cohort following the Silent Generation. There are no precise dates for when this cohort starts or ends; demographers and researchers typically use starting birth years ranging from the early-to-mid 1940s and ending birth years ranging … Continue reading

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The Ken Burns Effect

Gen. William Westmoreland, left, and President Lyndon Johnson in 1968. “With any luck, the television documentary ‘The Vietnam War’ by Ken Burns and Lynn Novick may open the way for a new period of public and academic interest in the … Continue reading

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“Louie Louie” – The Kingsmen (1962)

“‘Louie Louie’ is an American rhythm and blues song written by Richard Berry in 1955 and best known for the 1963 hit version by The Kingsmen. It has become a standard in pop and rock, with hundreds of versions recorded … Continue reading

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