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I'd like to talk about "defining cultural moments". While these moments are felt to be significant by the attendees, they only become "defining" when passed through the cultural/media apparatus. ...
by arendt
Comment Count 46 comments on Tue Aug 18, 2009 at 11:32 AM PDT with 27 Recommends
In Sunday's New York Times both Gail Collins ...
by LWelsch
Comment Count 13 comments on Sun Aug 16, 2009 at 11:28 PM PDT with 11 Recommends
Dauphine Island The world is smaller than we think. Several weeks ago I got an email out of the blue from a 25-year veteran of the Los Angeles Times named Paul Lieberman, who reminded me through ...
by ChiefOrganizer
Comment Count 17 comments on Sun Aug 16, 2009 at 09:19 AM PDT with 5 Recommends
I was at Woodstock. There, I said it. I'm well aware that the number of people who'll tell you that they attended momentous events always vastly exceeds the actual count. It's often noted that, ...
by N in Seattle
Comment Count 31 comments on Sat Aug 15, 2009 at 02:50 PM PDT with 45 Recommends
Much has been written and documented on film over the last forty years regarding Woodstock. I've seen and read much of it, but I do not consider myself to be an expert. Take a look at N in ...
by CDH in Brooklyn
Comment Count 5 comments on Sun Aug 16, 2009 at 07:04 AM PDT with 2 Recommends
The Woodstock Music and Arts Fair was held August 15-18, 1969, less than a month ...
by Baron Dave
Comment Count 8 comments on Sat Aug 15, 2009 at 07:23 AM PDT with 2 Recommends
What does Woodstock mean to someone who was 12 years old when it happened? What can it possibly mean? Though I wasn't of age at the time, I have for as long as I can remember felt myself a ...
by Chimes of Freedom
Comment Count 13 comments on Sat Aug 15, 2009 at 02:03 PM PDT with 16 Recommends
this weekend. Here's my top 5 performances at Woodstock ( not ranked because it's too difficult and very very hard to choose because virtually all the 25 bands/musicians there were terrific ) my ...
by 4km
Comment Count 20 comments on Thu Aug 13, 2009 at 07:55 PM PDT with 6 Recommends
This Saturday, August 15th, marks the 40th anniversary to the start of the legendary Woodstock music festival. I thought Daily Kos readers would enjoy this essay about one of the more shocking ...
by Pete Fornatale
Comment Count 17 comments on Thu Aug 13, 2009 at 09:14 AM PDT with 9 Recommends
Woodstock, Handmade By David Glenn Cox It is funny how sometimes you start out to write one story and end up writing another. I have been doing research on Woodstock and as the old joke goes,
by Daveparts
Comment Count 8 comments on Tue Aug 11, 2009 at 09:07 AM PDT with 7 Recommends
Get My Soul Free By David Glenn Cox “I came upon a child of god He was walking along the road And I asked him, where are you going And this he told me I’m going on down to ...
by Daveparts
Comment Count 3 comments on Mon Aug 10, 2009 at 09:22 AM PDT with 12 Recommends
by angrybird
Comment Count 24 comments on Wed Aug 12, 2009 at 07:47 PM PDT with 2 Recommends
I was away on vacation these last several days, enjoying beautiful weather in a small summer cabin at the edge of a quiet lake. I had no access to the internets. An old TV with rabbit ears only ...
by RubDMC
Comment Count 7 comments on Thu Aug 28, 2008 at 08:42 PM PDT with 11 Recommends
In 1967, John McCain was shot out of the North Vietnamese sky, crash landed in a lake, taken prisoner, and held in captivity for ... 41 years, so far.
by KingOneEye
Comment Count 26 comments on Fri Jul 25, 2008 at 06:55 PM PDT with 20 Recommends
Museum opens at Woodstock concert site Video Report { ...
by jimstaro
Comment Count 9 comments on Sat May 31, 2008 at 02:34 PM PDT with 5 Recommends
I don't want to put anything too fancy on this diary. It's not about politics. There's really no point other than I wanted to make an offering of some music and to tip my hat to some great artists ...
by kid oakland
Comment Count 103 comments on Fri Feb 29, 2008 at 08:14 PM PST with 42 Recommends
As a political writer who stands well outside the traditional political parties in this country I do not generally comment on specific politicians or candidates, unless they make themselves into ...
by markin
Comment Count 3 comments on Tue Oct 30, 2007 at 01:49 PM PDT with 2 Recommends
If you have seen Sen. McCain's new ad where he simultaneously mocks Hillary Clinton for asking for a $1 million appropriation to create a Woodstock museaum and exploits his own torture by the North ...
by Dirk McQuigley
Comment Count 26 comments on Thu Oct 25, 2007 at 08:42 AM PDT with 3 Recommends
You have to wonder how much the 1960's really did affect Cardinal Theodore McCarrick. Speaking at a conference in New Zealand about two weeks ago McCarrick placed the blame for the Catholic Church'
by dsjwriter
Comment Count 4 comments on Tue May 01, 2007 at 08:27 PM PDT with 2 Recommends
by motherwolfe
Comment Count 29 comments on Sun Oct 15, 2006 at 07:24 PM PDT with 7 Recommends