In June 2015, David Sims wrote about how Apple and IBM convinced people to buy home computers in the 1970s and '80s.
The year you were born, Adam Smith™ wrote about the economic questions he was left with after traveling to the Middle East with the United States Secretary of the Treasury.
In February 1978, Patricia Painton wrote about France during the decline of Gaullism.
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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.
Clarissa Explains it All premiered in 1991.
In September 2016, Uri Friedman considered the relevance of the United Nations in the contemporary world.
In April 2016, Matt Vasilogambros wrote about Kobe Bryant's last game for the NBA.
In November 2010, Alyssa Rosenberg wrote about why it was so difficult for readers who grew up reading the series to say goodbye to Harry Potter.
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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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