In September 2015, Megan Garber wrote about the professional genius and personal failings of Apple founder Steve Jobs, and a new documentary that considered his mixed legacy.
The year you were born, Elizabeth and James Vorenberg wrote about the prevailing approach to prostitution in American cities, and how it differed from more permissive policies in Europe and rural Nevada.
In January 2015, Adrienne LaFrance wrote about America's continuing obsession with Elvis Presley.
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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.
Pump Up the Volume was released in 1990.
In December 2006, William Langewiesche wrote about nuclear-bomb testing.
In July 2016, David Sims described the path from Pokémon Red and Blue to Pokémon Go.
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People across the world rediscovered the power and peril of revolutions, as Laura Kasinof found in Yemen.
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In November 2015, Lenika Cruz wrote about Scandal's graceful and unremarkable treatment of abortion.
In February 2012, Charles A. Kupchan wrote about the world's emerging economies, and how the world will look by 2050.
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