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Book Review: ‘One Nation Under Baseball: How the 1960s Collided with the National Pastime’ by John Florio and Ouisie Shapiro

'One Nation Under Baseball: How the 1960s Collided with the National Pastime Collided' by John Florio and Ouisie Shapiro while a reflective and entertaining read will disappoint those looking for a sharply focused analysis of the evolution of baseball during the time.

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Book Review: ‘Ballad of the Green Beret: The Life and Wars of Staff Sergeant Barry Sadler from the Vietnam War and Pop Stardom to Murder and an Unsolved, Violent Death’ by Marc Leepson

Biographer tells the story of an iconic pro-military song and its effect on the soldier who wrote it and took it to the top single in the nation

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Convention Review: AnachroCon Offers Adventure in Time (Atlanta GA, Feb. 2017)

AnachroCon is an immersive adventure in and exploration of time, the best kind of escapism. This year the theme was the '60s – any '60. Hippies mingled with belles from the Civil War era and cowboys from the Wild West.

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DVD Review: ‘Janis: Little Girl Blue’ – Janis Joplin Documentary Bio

We see a few scenes of Janis and fellow musicians hard at work in the studio, and plenty of performance clips, but where the film excels is in showing us how her life fed her performances.

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Grateful Dead 50th Anniversary Giveaway: ‘Owsley and Me: My LSD Family’ Memoir by Rhoney Gissen Stanley

Stanley's memoir chronicles her life working in the Acid King's lab, and as the third angle in a love triangle, and later under the care of the Grateful Dead.

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