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He's Your Dog, Charlie Brown (1968, Bill Melendez)

He’s Your Dog, Charlie Brown opens with Snoopy terrorizing the kids. He’s indiscriminately vicious, leading to the kids complaining to Charlie Brown about it. Charlie Brown’s solution is to send Snoopy off to the puppy farm for reeducation. 495 more words

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IT WAS FIFTY YEARS AGO TODAY- OCTOBER 14, 1968- AT THE OLYMPICS- AMERICAN JIM HINES SETS WORLD RECORD IN THE 100 METRES

It was fifty years ago today- October 14, 1968 at the Mexico City Olympics- American sprinter Jim Hines wins the Gold Medal in the 100 metres  and in the process becomes the first man to ever run the the race in under 10 seconds finishing with a time of 9.95 seconds.  13 more words

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IT WAS FIFTY YEARS AGO TODAY- OCTOBER 14, 1968-- U.S. DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE SENDING 24,000 TROOPS BACK FOR A SECOND TOUR IN VIETNAM

It was fifty years ago today- October 14, 1968 the U.S. Department of Defense announced that 24,000 U.S Army and U.S. Marines were being sent back to Vietnam for second tours in the ongoing war.  53 more words

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Cell Song by Etheridge Knight

Night Music Slanted
Light strike the cave of sleep. I alone
tread the red circle
and twist the space with speech

Come now, etheridge, don’t… 50 more words

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IT WAS FIFTY YEARS AGO TODAY- OCTOBER 13, 1968 AT THE OLYMPICS 10,000 METRE FINAL

It was fifty years ago today- October 13, 1968- at the Mexico City Olympics- the first track and field final- the 10,000- the  big question going into the games was how will the elevation 7350 feet above sea level effect the track and field events. 175 more words

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IT WAS FIFTY YEARS AGO TODAY- OCTOBER 12, 1968- OPENING CEREMONIES FOR THE XIX GAME OF THE SUMMER OLYMPIAD - MEXICO CITY GAMES

It was fifty years ago today- October 12, 1968 the opening ceremonies took place for the Games of the XIX Summer Olympiad  held in Mexico City. 124 more words

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