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AP Essay: Aretha Franklin, John McCain and the 1960s

“Hope I die before I get old,” the Who sang at Woodstock as the 1960s hurtled to their end. Indeed, the decade and its echoes made premature legends of so many — Kennedy to King, Hendrix to Joplin to Morrison. They became emblems of an era, and the packaging of their virtues and vices has … Continue reading AP Essay: Aretha Franklin, John McCain and the 1960s

AP Essay: Aretha Franklin, John McCain and the 1960s

“Hope I die before I get old,” the Who sang at Woodstock as the 1960s hurtled to their end. Indeed, the decade and its echoes made premature legends of so many — Kennedy to King, Hendrix to Joplin to Morrison. They became emblems of an era, and the packaging of their virtues and vices has … Continue reading AP Essay: Aretha Franklin, John McCain and the 1960s

BETHEL, N.Y. | Peace, music, pictures: Woodstock archive takes online stage

BETHEL, N.Y. — A collection of photos and movies from the 1969 Woodstock music festival have been posted online . The Museum at Bethel Woods posted the archival images for the first time, two weeks before the 49th anniversary of the famous concert. The archive features photos and video from almost 30 contributors who were … Continue reading BETHEL, N.Y. | Peace, music, pictures: Woodstock archive takes online stage

WOODSTOCK, Alabama | Lawsuit filed against ‘S-Town’ podcast creators by estate

WOODSTOCK, Ala.  — The estate of the man at the center of the popular “S-Town” podcast is suing the show’s creators, saying they exploited details of his private life for financial gain. Craig Cargile, the executor of John B. McLemore’s estate filed the lawsuit Thursday in Bibb County, Alabama. The lawsuit contends McLemore did not … Continue reading WOODSTOCK, Alabama | Lawsuit filed against ‘S-Town’ podcast creators by estate