In December 2015, Nolen Gertz wrote about adults' identities and the action figures they grew up with.
In April 2012, Alan Taylor published a photo essay on Project Gemini.
The year you were born, Robert Manning wrote about his 1954 visit with the Nobel Prize–winning author Ernest Hemingway in Havana, Cuba.
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Grease was released in 1978.
In February 2015, Fiona Hill and Clifford Gaddy wrote about this moment in the context of Vladimir Putin's views of the U.S.
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“It was thought that all borders between men had similarly disintegrated, and we were all destined to be free and empowered individuals in a global meeting place,” wrote Robert Kaplan 20 years later.
In October 2015, Adrienne LaFrance wrote about the disappearance of published content—including a Pulitzer finalist's 34-part investigative series—from the internet.
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In July 2007, Melissa Giaimo wrote about Harry Potter becoming a classic of children's literature.
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People across the world rediscovered the power and peril of revolutions, as Laura Kasinof found in Yemen.
In December 2015, Robinson Meyer wrote about why scientists had accepted this fact.
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