Daily Archives: March 16, 2018

The Bobby Kennedy Pathway

Robert Kennedy campaigning in Philadelphia in 1968. “… But a half-century ago, a champion of civil rights offered a third approach: a liberalism without elitism and a populism without racism. In a remarkable 82-day campaign, Senator Robert F. Kennedy ran … Continue reading

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Enter Digital Archives of the 1960s Fluxus Movement and Explore the Avant-Garde Art of John Cage, Yoko Ono, John Cale, Nam June Paik & More

“When it comes to the influence of the arts on everyday life, it can seem like our reality derives far more from Jeff Koons’ ‘augmented banality‘ than from the Fluxus movement’s playful experiments with chance operations, conceptual rigor, and improvisatory … Continue reading

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The Deadly Affair – Sidney Lumet (1966)

“The Deadly Affair is a 1966 British espionage–thriller film, based on John le Carré‘s first novel Call for the Dead. The film stars James Mason, Harry Andrews, Simone Signoret and Maximilian Schell and was directed by Sidney Lumet from a … Continue reading

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#4 – 1963: Surfin’ Bird – The Trashmen

“1963: ‘Surfin’ Bird’ is a song performed by American surf rock band The Trashmen, and it is also the name of the album that featured this hit single. The song was released in 1963 and reached No. 4 on the … Continue reading

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Vietnam War Hearing: John Kerry Testimony – Vietnam Veterans Against the War (1971)

“I would like to talk on behalf of all those veterans and say that several months ago in Detroit we had an investigation at which over 150 honorably discharged, and many very highly decorated, veterans testified to war crimes committed … Continue reading

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