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40th Anniversary

'SNL' Plans Their Most Epic Anniversary Yet

The Huffington Post | Bill Bradley | Posted 04.18.2014 | TV

Get ready for a lot more cowbell. NBC will celebrate "Saturday Night Live's" 40th anniversary by airing a three-hour live broadcast special on Sun...

Billie Jean King and Remarkable Success of Title IX

Peter Dreier | Posted 08.24.2012 | Politics
Peter Dreier

In 1970, when King and eight other female players defied the tennis establishment to form their own professional circuit, many experts doubted that they could attract big enough crowds to generate prize money. Women's tennis is now as popular as men's.

Has the Movement Opposing America's Drug War Broken Through to the Mainstream?

Jesse Levine | Posted 08.17.2011 | Politics
Jesse Levine

The 40th anniversary of the war on drugs became an opportunity for leaders from diverse backgrounds to emerge with the unified message that the drug war failed.

Elected Officials, VIPs and Grassroots Slam Drug War on 40th Anniversary

Tony Newman | Posted 08.14.2011 | Politics
Tony Newman

June 17 will mark forty years since President Richard Nixon officially declared a "war on drugs." A trillion dollars and millions of ruined lives later, the war on drugs has proven to be a catastrophic failure.

For the First Time This Earth Day

Joe Biden | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Joe Biden

We've been celebrating Earth Day for 40 years now, but today may be the first one where we are truly able to say that we have started down the road to a real clean energy economy.

Oscar-Winning Director Ang Lee Enjoys Two Retrospectives

Brad Balfour | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Brad Balfour

With his feature film retrospective going on at the Lincoln Center Film Society's Walter Reade Theater and the August 28th release of Taking Woodstock, Taiwan born director Ang Lee is being put into an ever-bright spotlight.

Apollo 11 Politiku

Susanna Speier | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Susanna Speier

In honor of the 40th anniversary of the Apollo 11's moon landing, individuals with NASA affiliations that range from astronaut to intern condensed the seminal event into 17 syllable historiographies.

Space Auction

Roseanne Colletti | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Roseanne Colletti

Four decades after the moonlanding, I found myself sitting among the bidders at Bonhams New York. On the 40th anniversary of the launch, the auction house was holding its first space sale ever.

Ten Behind-the-Scenes Secrets from the Lunar Landing

Popular Science | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

* The toughest moonwalk task? Planting the flag. NASA's studies suggested that the lunar soil was soft, but Armstrong and Aldrin found the surface to ...

40 Years Old and All I Get is This Damn Rainbow Flag?

Michael DeJong | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Michael DeJong

The modern "Gay Rights Movement" has had and still has racism, classism, misogyny, ageism, and trans-phobia at its core.

It's June 1969, Less Than 3 Weeks from the First Landing on the Moon. Where Were You During the Flight of Apollo 11?

Jeff Goldstein | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Jeff Goldstein

I have assembled an extensive list of resources and links to help you celebrate with friends and family, and follow the flight -- in real time -- as it happened 40 years ago.

Yesterday's Launch of the Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter Brings Back Memories of Apollo 11

Jeff Goldstein | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Jeff Goldstein

July 20th is coming. It will be the 40th anniversary of the first human footprints on another world, and I lived it.