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Retrospectacle: Summer of Love

A tidal wave of young people with long hair and tie-dye clothing flocked to San Francisco in the summer of 1967. Fueled by media coverage, an explosive drug scene and a lack of sexual inhibition marked the Summer of Love, a crossroads in our nation’s history. The cry of peace from the flower children still resonates today.

Mary Pickford: Hollywood’s First Million-Dollar Actress

She couldn’t vote. She couldn’t get a college degree—but Mary Pickford became Hollywood’s ... more

Dimaggio Joins the War Effort

When the U.S. entered World War II nearly every American joined the war effort, including celebrities. ... more

Retrospectacle: Surfing

Surfing moved from subculture to popular culture in the 1950s. Gone were boards made from redwood, ... more
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