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In November 2015, David Sims wrote about the return of Star Trek to television.
The year you were born, Mark Harris wrote about the hippie culture that flourished on San Francisco's famous Haight Street.
In March 2015, Alan Taylor discussed the early part and emergence of the Vietnam War.
Fame was released in 1980.
In January 2016, Shirley Phillips wrote about when pilots know that it's safer to stay on the ground.
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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 December 2015, Robinson Meyer wrote about why scientists had accepted this fact.
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