In June 2012, Elizabeth Grossman wrote about the 50th anniversary of Rachel Carson's book, and its continued significance.
The year you were born, Walter Lippman insisted that the United States could be trusted to protect its allies, and the interests of the world, with its nuclear weapons.
It was "one of the most ignominious acts in modern American history," David Garrow wrote in the July/August 2002 Atlantic.
Over the years, the moon landing has come to be lauded as the pinnacle of human achievement, although it was often derided at the time. In 1963, NASA astronauts took to The Atlantic to plead the case for landing on the moon.
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Carrie was released in 1976.
In July 2016, Brooke Harrington wrote about the economic and political problems faced by tax havens like Antigua and Barbuda.
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In February 2013, Allen Barra wrote about Jordan's place among the greatest basketball players in history.
In April 2014, Eric Levenson looked back on the games that popularized handheld gaming.
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With NASA's Cassini-Huygens mission in 2005, humans landed a probe in the outer reaches of the solar system for the first time, a moment Ross Andersen called the most glorious mission in the history of planetary science.
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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