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Lesley Gore’s 1964 Hit ‘You Don’t Own Me’ Transformed Into Pro-Choice Battle Cry

Lesley Gore’s 1964 hit “You Don’t Own Me” is about a woman standing up to a man over her right to respect and freedom. In a new video, the song soundtracks a different struggle over women’s rights, specifically the right to choose.

10/26/2012

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First U.S. Beatles Concert To Be Shown On Big Screen

Two days after their historic performance on The Ed Sullivan Show, The Beatles performed their first U.S. concert at the Washington Coliseum. Cheap seats went for $2, with the better ones commanding $4. Over 8,000 […]

04/25/2012

A Look Back In Television: The Year 1964

The prime days of sitting around the family television set.  Color television was brand new and it wasn’t until the middle of that year when sets were required to receive UHF channels. The year 1964 […]

09/29/2010