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In July 2016, Ian Bogost wrote about the history and obsolescence of VCRs.
In April 2000, John Lewis Gaddis looked at Vietnam from the Hawk perspective.
The year you were born, Sanford J. Ungar wrote about the Pentagon Papers trial, calling it "a decisive test of the federal government's capacity to control the disclosure of information stamped 'secret'".
The Breakfast Club was released in 1985.
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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 November 1961, The Atlantic published the accounts of Germans who crossed from East to West before the Berlin Wall was erected.
In March 2016, Ian Bogost wrote about the next stage in Amazon's commercial revolution.
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In April 2014, Esther Zuckerman wrote about Diaz's film roles.
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People across the world rediscovered the power and peril of revolutions, as Laura Kasinof found in Yemen.
In December 2014, Adrienne LaFrance wrote about how the way we see privacy will change over the next decade.
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