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Remember What Labor Day is All About

As you fire up your grill one last time for the summer, remember that Labor Day is about more than barbecuing.

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COVER STORY: They Were Stardust, They Were Golden: The Reality of Woodstock 1969

Half a century ago, in an atmosphere redolent of cow manure and marijuana smoke, 500,000 young people came together on the hillside of a farm in New York state.

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Fifties Flashback: Mr. Disney’s ‘Black Sunday’

July 17, 1955, was intended as an invited-guests-only, media-oriented day to celebrate the long-awaited opening of Disneyland.

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1969: A Space Odyssey: Some Little-Known Stories about the First Moon Landing, 50 Years Later

By the early 1960s, America was trailing the Soviet Union in space development.

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Fifties Flashback: It’s a Mad World After All

In Lewis Carroll’s 1865 classic Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland, Alice remarks to the Cheshire Cat, “I don’t want to go among mad people.”

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March Used to Be the First Month of the Year

Before the ancient Roman calendar was updated to include the winter months of January and February, the year started with March.

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Fifties Flashback: The Cat with 10 Million Lives

“Write me a story that first-graders can’t put down.”

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Women’s History: France’s First Female University Graduate

During Women’s History Month, we celebrate the efforts and accomplishments of women in America.

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Fifties Flashback: Fame and Fortune from Midwestern Mud

In 1982 Eddie Murphy returned the nearly forgotten Gumby character to popularity.

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