In November 2010, Cailey Hall wrote about the magic that makes the movie resonate decades after its release.
In April 2013, Adam Goodman wrote about the public safety exception to the Miranda ruling in the wake of the Boston Marathon bombing.
The year you were born, Mervyn Cadwallader wrote about the mores and mishaps that increasingly afflicted love and marriage among young Americans.
Rock 'n' Roll High School was released in 1979.
In March 2013, Alexis C. Madrigal wrote about species brought back from extinction.
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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 February 2015, Julie Beck wrote about what is lost when websites change or disappear.
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In August 2014, Olga Khazan wrote about a study debunking popular theories about facial symmetry.
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People across the world rediscovered the power and peril of revolutions, as Laura Kasinof found in Yemen.
In May 2012, Stewart M. Patrick wrote about the Intelligence Community's report on global water scarcity, and the plan to combat it.
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