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CNN Presents The Sixties Episode Nine: The Times They Are A-Changin’


The Sixties was quite the revolutionary decade. Looking back, it seems almost unbelievable that the social issues raised during this decade were significant enough to warrant change, but, we have evolved and become a better culture as a result of the social movements of strong leaders during this decade. Acceptance of Homosexuality , equal rights […]

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CNN Presents The Sixties Episode Seven: The Space Race


The 7th installment of The Sixties show airs on CNN at 9:00 PM on Thursday, July 24th. This week, we gain exclusive insight into the dollars and drama surrounding the most affluent time of the Space Age – with particular emphasis on the Moon Landing in July 1969. I thoroughly remember devouring every nook and […]

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CNN Presents The Sixties Episode Six: The British Invasion And More


Suffice it to say, some of the very best and thoroughly iconic music emerged during The Sixties. Not only were we introduced to the sounds of Motown and the likes of the great Michael Jackson, but also the singular sound from British artists exploded in North America. It was an exciting, almost mind-blowing time in […]

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CNN Presents The Sixties Episode Five: A Long March To Freedom


This week, CNN’s 10-part documentary, “The Sixties”, focuses on The Long March To Freedom. And it was a long walk. A really long walk. And, unfortunately, we are still walking that walk. Donna Brazile, a CNN contributor and a Democratic strategist sums up the significant events focusing on segregation during this decade: “CNN on Thursday […]

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CNN Presents The Sixties Episode Four: The War In Vietnam


This week, CNN’s 10-part documentary, “The Sixties”, focuses on The War in Vietnam. It was The Sixites prelude to the War In Iraq. It went on forever and ever amen! And, after a while, everyone forgot why they were fighting in the first place. Totally endless and mindless and overflowing with heartbreak and senseless deaths. […]

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CNN Presents The Sixties Episode Three: The Assassination Of President Kennedy


This week, CNN’s third episode of The Sixties focuses on one major event that pretty much consumed everyone during this decade – the Assassination of President John Fitzgerald Kennedy. As a young adult during this era, I, along with anyone else who was alive when this sad event occurred, will always remember where I was […]

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CNN Presents The Sixties Episode Two: The World On The Brink


Picture Credit: CNN.Com Did everyone catch last week’s premiere of CNN’s fantastic series – The Sixties? What fun! Last week focused on the iconic shows and personalities dominating the Television Era in The Sixties. As someone who began her young adult years during the 1960s, these precious televised memories came flooding back. For an hour, […]

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CNN To Air A Ten-Week Special Television Event Focused On The Sixties


CNN has been heavily publicizing their upcoming special focusing on the historical, political and cultural events that occurred during The Sixties. Personally, The Sixties were huge for me – I graduated from Secondary School and University, was married, witnessed the moon landing, rocked on to a new group called The Beatles and suffered the tragedy […]

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Flight MH370: Finding the Truth With Don Lemon On CNN Tonight


The disappearance of Malaysian Flight 370 on March 8th, 2014 has been addressed as one of the greatest mysteries in aviation history. But, more than that, given that we are living in an advanced technological age, where everything from a cell phone to a missing person can be readily traced, it is completely unfathomable that […]

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Anderson Cooper Brings The Magic To AC 360


Picture Credit: CNN.Com Last evening, Don Sterling spun his tale with his feet and hands and everything else he could shove into his mouth during his interview by the crafty Anderson Cooper on AC 360 on CNN. During the course of the interview, instead of performing damage control over the racially biased telephone conversations with […]

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Anderson Cooper Interviews LA Clippers Owner, Don Sterling, On CNN


Picture Credit: CNN.Com I am an avid – AVID – CNN fan, so expect many future stories on this MCL site pertaining to some of CNN’s top stories. And, I am starting with this pretty crazy situation surrounding Los Angeles Clippers’ owner, Don Sterling and his recent racist remarks during a telephone conversation with his […]

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