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1960s - still with us

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Russ Burlingame, ComicBook • Tue 2016 Apr 26, 1:27am

…"Sunshine Superman" from singer/songwriter Donovan… fifty years ago that it was released… Donovan announced a fiftieth anniversary tour to take place in September and October, celebrating the album. …

Jill Serjeant, OAN / Reuters • Tue 2015 Sep 15, 5:11pm

Her 1965 Porsche 356c 1600 Cabriolet is expected to fetch more than $400,000 when it is auctioned by RM Sotheby’s in New York in December. …

Oh, Lord, won't you buy me a psychedelic Porsche… $400K? Never miiind.
Michael Martinez and Brad Johnson, CNN • Tue 2012 May 1, 11:06am

Nina Rhodes-Hughes wants the world to know that, despite what history says, Sirhan was not the only gunman firing shots when Kennedy was murdered a few feet away from her at a Los Angeles hotel. "What has to come out is that there was another shooter to my right," Rhodes-Hughes said in an exclusive interview with CNN. "The truth has got to be told. No more cover-ups." • Fri 2011 Aug 12, 5:33pm

Jackie Onassis believed that Lyndon B Johnson and a cabal of Texas tycoons were involved in the assassination of her husband John F Kennedy, 'explosive' recordings are set to reveal. ... The then Mrs Kennedy, who went on to marry Greek shipping tycoon Aristotle Onassis, had ordered that they should not be released until 50 years after her death, with some reports suggesting she feared that her revelations might make her family targets for revenge. She died 17 years ago from cancer aged 64 and now her daughter, Caroline Kennedy, has agreed to release the recordings early.... • Tue 2011 Mar 1, 8:40pm

A lawyer for Sirhan Sirhan, the confessed assassin of Robert F. Kennedy, plans to present new evidence at a parole board hearing tomorrow, suggesting that the Palestinian did not act alone, was potentially brain washed and cannot remember anything about the 40-year-old shooting • Tue 2009 Jun 23, 3:49pm

On Jan. 23, 1973, when the Supreme Court struck down state criminal abortion laws in Roe v. Wade, President Richard M. Nixon made no public statement. But privately, newly released tapes reveal, he expressed ambivalence.... Nixon worried that greater access to abortions would foster "permissiveness," and said that "it breaks the family." But he also saw a need for abortion in some cases, such as interracial pregnancies.... [If only we could kick the jerk out of office AGAIN!] • Tue 2009 Jun 23, 10:57am

Materials released by the Nixon Presidential Library on Tuesday show aides trying to head off a constitutional crisis and save a presidency after Nixon fired the Watergate special prosecutor and forced out the two top Justice Department officials in October 1973.... The idea: Convince lawmakers that prosecutor Archibald Cox wanted an "unending crisis of the body politic" and needed to be removed. That didn't work.... • Tue 2009 May 5, 6:00pm

Kent State: A Requiem written by J. Gregory Payne, is a dramatic and factual examination of the events of May 4 from the perspective of Mrs. Florence Schroeder, whose son Bill was one of the 4 students killed. • Tue 2009 May 5, 6:00pm

involved the shooting of unarmed college students by members of the Ohio National Guard on Monday, May 4, 1970. The guardsmen fired 67 rounds over a period of 13 seconds, killing four students and wounding nine others, one of whom suffered permanent paralysis. • Thu 2009 Mar 19, 4:08pm

California corrections officials released a new photograph of imprisoned mass murderer Charles Manson on Thursday, showing the balding, gray-bearded killer at the age of 74. [Still has swastika tat, doesn't really have the manic eyes anymore, but still an a'hole.] • Tue 2009 Mar 10, 11:26pm

Newly released documents show, however, that Warren Commission member Congressman Gerald Ford pressed the panel to change its description of the wound and place it higher in Kennedy's body. Ford wanted the wording changed to: "A bullet had entered the back of his neck slightly to the right of the spine." The panel's final version was: "A bullet had entered the base of the back of his neck slightly to the right of the spine." • Tue 2009 Mar 10, 11:26pm

By the time he became president in 1969, Richard Nixon had been on the giving and receiving end of major underworld favors for more than two decades. Watergate was just the tip of the iceberg.