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The Twins Towers Are Completed

In January of 1972 the first tenants moved into the South Tower of the World Trade Center in New York City, an astounding piece of architecture that completed the twin towers of the massive development.  At their completion the towers were the tallest buildings in the world (a short-lived distinction, since the taller Sears Tower … Continue reading

From a Summer of Love to a Winter of Discontent

The summer of love in America was long over.  It was a time of waning optimism.   A time of national doubt.  About the power of M1s and napalm to stop encroaching communism in Southeast Asia.  About the power of communal living to either change or block out the world’s ills.  A time of burning draft … Continue reading

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