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Middle America meets the hippies

Life magazine, July 18, 1969.

With Woodstock just a few weeks away, the Greatest Generation found itself asking, WTF? 

The issue of Life that some mothers hid

Was going to say that it almost seems tame today. But no, it's not really all that tame.

Wanting to have it both ways

I would love to read a transcript of the editor's meeting that led to this July 10, 1970 Life cover.

But it doesn't take much imagination to guess.

“Look, Bob, if we use Cambodia art, newsstand sales will go right in the toilet.”

Spokane’s Patrice Munsel

Nobody gets called “Sex Kitten” anymore

I was going to say something snide about some people's learning curve re: the holiday-week garbage pickup schedule. But what's the point?

Instead, let's take a look at this Life magazine cover from 1971.

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