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Stones' (Dis)Satisfaction Defined the Summer of '65

Candy Leonard | Posted 05.28.2016 | Fifty
Candy Leonard

Listening to "Satisfaction" today, I hear a tirade against a culture that thwarts the basic human need to feel fully alive and engaged -- intellectually, emotionally and physically.

New Book Offers Deep Dive Into '65

Candy Leonard | Posted 04.12.2015 | Books
Candy Leonard

When the Beatles came on the scene in 1964, they scattered seeds of change -- musical and otherwise -- onto very fertile ground. By the following year, those seeds were blossoming and became part of the renaissance called "the sixties."

LOOK: Woody Allen's Resume In 1965

The Huffington Post | Ross Luippold | Posted 08.15.2013 | Comedy

Long before "Blue Jasmine," Woody Allen was just another guy with a resume trying to get a job. When the filmmaker was barely 30 years old, he'd al...

Where Were You in '65?

Doug Bradley | Posted 08.06.2012 | Fifty
Doug Bradley

Being in my 60s and of the 1960s can be bewildering. I find that I'm alternately in both eras -- 2012 and 1965 -- at the same time.

"National and International Known, the Hardest Working Man in Show Business, Soul Brother Number One... Jaaaaaaaaaaaames Brown!"

Binky Philips | Posted 07.24.2011 | Entertainment
Binky Philips

Even at 12 years old, middle-class white Beatles boys like us knew full well that James Brown was a god. Soul Brother Number One. His T.A.M.I. show appearance cemented his Already-Mammoth-In-New-York stature on an exponential level.

Mad Men Recap: Shall We Begin 1965?

Samantha Zalaznick | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Samantha Zalaznick

When we begin episode three, the married couples are away on vacation and we're left with those still in the office on New Year's. This episode is really about Don, Lane and Joan.

Mandela, RFK and the Sacrifice of Statement

John R. Bohrer | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
John R. Bohrer

Long before the struggle in South Africa became fashionable in the U.S., some American leaders rallied to their side, sending forth a ripple of hope on behalf of the entire free world.

Because Bipartisanship Is Dead Until 2011: A Defense of Senate Moderates

John R. Bohrer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
John R. Bohrer

The GOP cannot even claim credit for bringing the bills to the middle of the road -- the Democrats are hogging all of it. And that is a good thing, despite what some may think.

The Time The President Didn't Intervene

John R. Bohrer | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
John R. Bohrer

In the first year of his first elected term, Lyndon Johnson made the presidency look easy. Landmark bills on education, health care and civil rights were flying through Congress. But he stayed out of New York politics.

New York Senate Debacle: The Powerbrokers of 1965 and Pissants of 2009

John R. Bohrer | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
John R. Bohrer

The leadership stalemate of 1965 occurred at the start of the session, when bill expiration deadlines weren't looming. Pedro Espada's defection (facilitated by Hiram Monserrate) flushed months of hard-fought negotiations and legislative footwork down the toilet.