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Retrospectacle: The Suburbs

After World War II, communities started springing up across the country that were designed for the young affluent postwar generation as places to raise their families. These communities were touting the sophistication of city life with the wide open spaces of the country. They were called the “suburbs.” It was the ideal blueprint for American society and would become a mythology that defined the 1950s and would lead to counter-culture in the decades that followed.

The Stamp Act Provokes Ire

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Al Capone Convicted

It took two years to get him but Al Capone was finally convicted in October 1931. The gangster’s ... more

Wimbledon: The Tennis World’s Premier Event

A sporting event that brings out the likes of celebrities and royalty, Wimbledon is like no other ... more
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