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Fricke's Picks Radio: The Rock & Roll Ride of Paul Revere

A playlist honoring the writer's first favorite band<p><b>Paul Revere and the Raiders</b>' fourth Columbia LP, <i>The Spirit of '67</i> – issued at the tail end of the …

Music

Hash-oil labs raided amid a growing offshoot of the illicit drug trade

Seven men and two women are facing felony charges here stemming from what authorities say is a new and highly dangerous offshoot of the illicit drug trade: extracting hash oil from marijuana.<p>For users, hash oil offers a quick and lasting high. For sellers, it is easy to make and offers large …

Cannabis

Richard Kiel, the towering actor who played 007's 'Jaws,' has died

Richard Kiel, the 7-foot-2 actor best known for portraying the James Bond villain Jaws, never wanted to be typecast as a dimwitted character just because of his enormous stature.<p>While his towering physique may have made him intimidating, he was not dumb, he told the Los Angeles Times during a 1978 …

Summer Box Office 2014: What Went Wrong?

Remember last summer, when movie industry insiders as lofty as Steven Spielberg and George Lucas were predicting that it would take only a couple of megaflops to bring Hollywood's entire blockbuster-driven business model crashing down? Indeed, there were a number of such flops last summer, and yet …

Road Trip: The Black Hills of South Dakota

Let the stunning landscapes and abundant wildlife of South Dakota surprise your senses.<p>The southwest corner of South Dakota surprises with stunning landscapes, rich history, and abundant wildlife.<p><b>Overview</b><p>For East and West Coasters, South Dakota is squarely within flyover country. But when ground …

National Parks

Girl plunges 550 feet to her death at Yellowstone National Park | Reuters

(Reuters) - An 8-year-old girl plunged some 550 feet (168 meters) to her death at Yellowstone National Park on Sunday after stepping off a trail overlooking a 1,200-foot (366-m) canyon and losing her footing, a park official said on Monday.<p>The child and her family were hiking a popular path along …

Mr. Know it All - How to Be A Beatnik

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Grand Canyon on the Precipice

Planned developments spark concerns over commercialization of America’s most iconic park.<p>At the eastern edge of the Grand Canyon, well beyond the tourists who crowd along the South Rim, sagebrush desert stretches for miles, almost untouched except by wild horses or the livestock of Navajo herdsmen. …

40 years ago this week, Nixon stepped down

The pressure on President Richard Nixon in the spring and summer of 1974 was unrelenting. One by one, his aides dropped by the wayside, charged or convicted or pleading guilty in the widening Watergate investigation, an incident so influential in the nation's history that no political scandal or …

Stephen Colbert Goes Full Retro For 40th Anniversary Of Richard Nixon's Resignation

Mutton chops? Check.<p>Cigarettes? Check.<p>Ridiculously large-framed glasses? Check.<p>Stephen Colbert pulled out all the '70s stops on Monday for an episode dedicated entirely to commemorating the 40th anniversary of President Richard Nixon's resignation.<p>After a brief introductory segment outlining the …

John Dean - "The Nixon Defense"

On Sept. 16, 1972, President Richard Nixon met with his top aide, chief of staff H. R. "Bob" Haldeman. The topic of discussion was the President's Counsel, John Dean. Nixon was very pleased with Dean's efforts to contain the growing Watergate scandal. The day before, a grand jury had met and …

Watergate and the Costs of Presidential Power

In 1960, Richard Neustadt published "Presidential Power." He argued that the office of the presidency was inherently weak, and that presidents should …

The Real Legacy of Richard Nixon

Historian Rick Perlstein discusses the astonishing experience of listening to President Nixon’s every move on the Oval Office tapes and how his …

Will the Tapes That Destroyed Nixon Help Rehabilitate His Image?

Nixon thought his legacy would be built on the tapes recording his every presidential move. Instead, they were his undoing.<p>The historical reckoning …

What Richard Nixon's Impeachment Looked Like

Friday marks the 40th anniversary of President Richard Nixon resigning from the U.S. presidency in the wake of the Watergate scandal and subsequent …

With Nixon's Resignation, an Era of Division Began

Forty years ago, on August 8, 1974, Richard Nixon appeared on national television to announce that the following day he would resign, the first and so far the only American president to do so. For those of us who were around back then, it was an unforgettable experience, which was greeted with …

20 Best Moments at the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 2014 Induction

The funniest speeches, loudest performances and most touching reconciliations<p>The night was ripe for drama: Kiss' founding lineup were taking the …

Rock & Roll Hall of Fame

The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Inductees, 1986 - 2015

See everyone honored, from Buddy Holly and Miles Davis to Madonna and Metallica<p>215<p>Here's every artist ever inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of …

Music

Twentieth Century Futurism Looks Really Bizarre Now

What kinds of houses will we build in 100 years? Looking at these illustrations and movies about homes of the future, you realize how much the …

Future Cities

25 Things You (Probably) Didn't Know About 'Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade'

Has it really been 25 years since we first met Indiana Jones's father?<p>"Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade," the third film in the globe-trotting series, opened on May 24, 1989, returning our favorite dashing archaeologist to fighting Nazis and searching for Biblical treasures. It was the …

Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young Live 1974 Box Set Out This Summer

"This is the most difficult project I've ever done in my recording life," says Nash<p>After years of rumors, premature announcements and even …

Vinyl Records

Babe Swings for Fence, But Ruth Watch Falls Short in Auction Bid

The Babe didn't hit this one out of the park.<p>The gold pocket watch George Herman "Babe" Ruth was given at the 25th anniversary of Yankee Stadium in 1948 -- his last appearance there before his death -- sold at auction for $650,000 - about $100,000 less than had been expected.<p>The 14-karat pocket …

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Thomas 'Lem' Johns dies at 88; Secret Service agent for LBJ

Thomas "Lem" Johns, a<p>Secret Service agentwho protectedLyndon B. Johnsonas he was sworn in as president on Air Force One in the chaotic aftermath ofPresident Kennedy's assassination, has died. He was 88.<p>Grandson Michael Johns said the former agent died Saturday at his home in Hoover, Ala., of …