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Happy New Year: Looking back 40 years to Jan. 1973

Happy New Year everyone!!! I hope 2013 finds you well and all of your hopes and dreams are fulfilled. At the very least, I hope you have a year free of parking tickets and “fiscal cliffs.” Many 40th anniversaries are … Continue reading

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Election Night 1972

Did you stay up late watching the 2012 election results on TV last night? I sure kept an eye or three peeled. As is our wont here – let’s jump back four decades and take a look at some classic … Continue reading

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70s stories in the news: 78-yr-old Tony Disco, Thomas Eagleton affair, recent passings

Here are the latest 1970s-related stories ripped screaming from the headlines. Investigate with gusto. At 78, Tony Ferrante Keeps Disco, And Its Clothes, Alive The New York Times has a great story up on Tony Ferrante, an older fellow who’s … Continue reading

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70s stories in the news: ‘Happy Days’ lawsuit settled, 70s Sci Fi & woodcut art

Hey kids! it’s time for a trio of 1970s-related stories from the past week or so. Explore the recent news and art bits. Happy Days Actors Settle Lawsuit Way back in July, 2011 I brought you a report on Marion … Continue reading

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70s stories in the news: Nixon, Mark Spitz, gay rights ’71

Nixon: It gets worse Here’s a trio of 70s-related stories in recent news that may catch your interest. First up, famed investigative reporters, Bob Woodward & Carl Bernstein, take a look back at Watergate (June 17, 1972) in an article … Continue reading

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Time Covers 1974

In posts past, we took a look at stand-out Time Magazine covers from 1970, 1971, 1972 and 1973. Today, let’s turn our attention to the year 1974. Major events included Richard Nixon resigning the presidency before he could be impeached. … Continue reading

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