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MAY Is KIDS’ MONTH IN THE ATTIC!



“It’s easier to build strong children than to repair broken men.” — Frederick Douglass


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Back when Boomers overran America, Broadway had an answer. Watch Dick Van Dyke and Paul Lynde in the “Bye-Bye Birdie” song “Kids!”

 

THIS WEEK IN THE ATTIC

THE ATTIC WINDOW

On May 31, America will honor Walt Whitman’s 200th birthday. (Doesn’t look it, does he?) Hear a rare recording of Whitman himself reading “America.”


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AMERICAN LISTS

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AMERICAN ORIGINALS

CODE TALKERS, BURNING MAN,

FEYNMAN, CHAPLIN, “EMPEROR” NORTON . . .

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arts & lit

KEROUAC, MILLAY, IS SEX NECESSARY?, “LET AMERICA BE AMERICA”. . .

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WOMEN

REBECCA SOLNIT, MARGARET MEAD, CAROL GILLIGAN, DOLORES HUERTA. . .

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ON THE ROAD

Cadillac Ranch, Grand Coulee Dam,

PADUCAH, surf city. . .

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HISTORY

RFK, CODE TALKERS,

JEANETTE RANKIN, FREDERICK DOUGLASS, W.E.B. DUBOIS. . .

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