In November 2015, David Sims wrote about the return of Star Trek to television.
In October 2015, Michael O'Donnell wrote about Thurgood Marshall's career.
The year you were born, Mark Harris wrote about the hippie culture that flourished on San Francisco's famous Haight Street.
Fame was released in 1980.
On April 2013, Abby Ohlheiser wrote about the case of the U.S. wanting Mexico to rearrest a drug kingpin to be extradited.
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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 July 2010, Tony Lee wrote about the strong marriage depicted by Britton and Kyle Chandler in Friday Night Lights.
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People across the world rediscovered the power and peril of revolutions, as Laura Kasinof found in Yemen.
In August 2015, Alakananda Mookerjee wrote about what new Mars colonists would be able to eat—and how they'd grow it.
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