The End of the American Century

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In this salon, Sean Patrick Hughes discusses the notion of the American Century and its apparent conclusion in the post Cold War era. "Think of the late ’90s. Microsoft, Tomahawks, Titanic. Our economy, military, and culture were unchallenged, apparently unchallengeable. It hasn’t been like that before or since. Those years were, you could say, the high-water mark…

Generation X: Music

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In this new series, writer Sean Patrick Hughes explores the culture, events, and history of Generation X Generations are defined by many things. Their wars. Their politics. Their ideas and innovation. Their art. Nothing so much travels like a generation's sound though. Generation X, like all generations, had its own sound. We were the first…

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Generation X: Cinema

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In this new series, writer Sean Patrick Hughes explores the culture, events and history of Generation X. At 7:30 PM eastern time on November 8, 1972, HBO launched the first premium pay cable station in America. By the end of the decade, it was in 10 million American households. By 1982 10% of American households…

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Canceled Generation Kill: The Wars of Gen X

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Join writer Sean Patrick Hughes in his ongoing series as we explore the culture, events and history of Generation X. I applied to Annapolis within a few years of Francis Fukuyama writing The End of History and The Last Man. The Cold War was over. And the long peace was to begin. I had no idea…

$10.00