In December 2015, Nolen Gertz wrote about adults' identities and the action figures they grew up with.
The year you were born, Robert Manning wrote about his 1954 visit with the Nobel Prize–winning author Ernest Hemingway in Havana, Cuba.
On December 15, 2011, Rebecca J. Rosen recounted the story of the first meeting between manned spacecraft.
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Grease was released in 1978.
In February 2013, Louise Osborne wrote about the decades-long division between Cyprus's northern and southern halves—and the island's more recent economic troubles.
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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 October 2015, Adrienne LaFrance wrote about the disappearance of published content—including a Pulitzer finalist's 34-part investigative series—from the internet.
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In July 2007, Melissa Giaimo wrote about Harry Potter becoming a classic of children's literature.
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People across the world rediscovered the power and peril of revolutions, as Laura Kasinof found in Yemen.
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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