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Ricky Loses His Temper (I Love Lucy).mp4
"I Love Lucy" is an American television situation comedy (or sitcom) starring Lucille Ball, Desi Arnaz, Vivian Vance, and William Frawley. Lucy is portrayed as a naïve housewife, and is often getting herself and her husband into trouble. The…

out.pdf
This January 25th, 1964 New York Times article by Val Adams describes the new contract awarded to CBS by the NFL to televise its regular season games for the 1964 and 1965 seasons. The massive bid of $14.1 million a year outpaced the bids of rivals…

freedom trashcan.jpg
The Freedom Trashcan is perhaps the most famous aspect of the Miss America protests. Feminists threw pieces of patriarchal oppression into the trashcan, thus liberating themselves from male oppression. These items included fake eyelashes, high…

Better By Air...Best By American.jpg

American Airlines started domestic operations in 1934 and expanded significantly after World War II, when it purchased American Export Airlines and assumed its European routes. American became an early leader in business travel because of its…

You Get What You Pay For.jpg
Because of the new emphasis placed on cheap fares and reduced services after deregulation, the legacy airlines risked alienating customers who had willingly paid higher prices for niceties. Some therefore sought to publicize options for passengers…

Their first hit released in 1962 was “Surfin’ Safari,” and it rose to number 14 on the charts. This is the typical Beach Boys sound. The tone of the song is light and upbeat. It is very simple and somewhat hedonistic. This song does not seem to…

In 1966, Wilson released “Good Vibrations,” which is one of their most famous songs. This helped Wilson’s reputation to recover. “Good Vibrations” is a psychedelic rock song and it became the lead song of the counterculture movement. This…

"I Want to Hold Your Hand" was first recorded in the United Kingdom in 1963, but released in the US in 1964. It was a hit! The Beatles are responsible for the "British Invasion." This song seemed to have no hidden meaning.

Positions of Title IX.pdf
The changes already occurring during this time period combined with the general mood of revolution and disruption of social norms facilitated a great deal more discussion of these sensitive issues. One change that fostered discussion was the…
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