‘What they thought was an alternative society was basically a field full of six-foot-deep mud laced with LSD. If that was the world they wanted to live in, then f— the lot of them.’
It was 10:22 a.m. on September 15, 1963, and a dynamite bomb had just ripped a giant hole through Sixteenth Street Baptist Church, 25 blocks away, where Chris’s daughter had gone with her mother to celebrate Youth Sunday.
‘Apollo 11’ is mythical and patriotic, but does not eschew the hard science that was required to get Americans on the moon.
Violent activists who sowed seeds of division, hindered racial harmony, and tortured real people are not worth exalting on college campuses.
The 1970s singer-songwriter never received the mainstream accolades he deserved, but he still had a prolific career worth checking out.
A new biography by Philip Norman, ‘Slowhand: The Life and Music of Eric Clapton,’ dwells on the salacious details of one of our most beloved rock stars but doesn’t adequately celebrate his talent.
NASA’s ambitious goal involved several risks. Previously, the highest orbit for manned spacecraft had been only 853 miles above the earth in Gemini XI, and the moon was nearly 300 times farther.
Today, at the age of 76, Aretha Franklin passed away among friends and family at her home in Detroit. Franklin had been battling advanced pancreatic cancer.
Imagine if the ambiguous result in our long struggle to end poverty—like the Vietnam War, an effort in which the goal posts always seem to be moving—was shown to be as ineffective.
Radical students were changing everything we loved about Columbia. But I discovered that a few can stand up to the many, and prevail.
The historian and social critic knew that the political and cultural movements of the Sixties would have long-lasting consequences for American democracy.
Lana’s entire career has been just an act, a semi-erotic show of poutiness designed for the enjoyment of sad girls and angsty boys everywhere.
‘Good Girls Revolt’ tells the important story of the equal opportunity revolution. It perfectly captures the 1960s. But its sexual ethic is distorted and disheartening.
Raised on a diet of force-fed progressivism, we millennials inhale liberal ideas without knowing it, and find them at war with some innately conservative impulses.
Many in the New Left have hallucinated that white men seeking to satisfy sexual urges without guilt were like black people resisting the Ku Klux Klan. Please.
People of all political stripes had a love-hate relationship with ‘Mad Men’s’ vision of American culture. Here’s why.
Fear often turns into anger and hatred. There was plenty of that being stoked in the 1960s, but much more than racism caused white flight from Baltimore.
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