Baby Boomer Wild Thing: Who Am I?

Posted on December 13th, 2012 in 1970s,1980s,Celebrities,Movies,Politics by Terry Hamburg

I was the most outrageous and stoned writer of the baby boomer era. I invented a special kind of journalism that became a pop culture fad – you get personally, subjectively involved with your subjects. Truth? What is truth? Truth is what you experience. Experience is seldom polished, rational, or polite. I became bigger thanRead the Rest…

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Baby Boomer Celebrity: What Happened to Billy Carter?

Posted on November 13th, 2012 in 1970s,Celebrities,Politics,Pop Culture by Terry Hamburg

Heck, I’d be the first to admit that y’all wouldn’t be reading this if my older brother didn’t get elected President. We weren’t exactly two peas in a pod. I turned into a kind of national baby boomer clown. It was unfair. There’s a lot you don’t know about me. I spent four years inRead the Rest…

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Today in Baby Boomer History

Posted on November 2nd, 2012 in Politics,Pop Culture by Terry Hamburg

“To wear your heart on your sleeve isn’t a very good plan; you should wear it inside, where it functions best.”~ Margaret Thatcher “A small body of determined spirits fired by an unquenchable faith in their mission can alter the course of history.”~ Mahatma Gandhi 2010: Republicans win control of the House of Representatives withRead the Rest…

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Baby Boomers: Did You Make The Enemies List?

Posted on October 11th, 2012 in 1970s,Celebrities,Crime,Politics,Pop Culture by Terry Hamburg

It’s an old story: dirty campaign tricks, lies, voter fraud, political surveillance, wiretaps and enemy lists. Every President in the baby boomer years did it. Yes, but Nixon did the crimes better. True, he never dallied with an intern or had an affair with a Mafia call girl trying to extract pillow talk (JFK). ItRead the Rest…

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Baby Boomers Take Over: The New Frontier

Posted on October 1st, 2012 in 1960s,Politics by Terry Hamburg

The Great Debate, 1960 An historic changing of the guard. It would be another generation before the first actual baby boomer (Clinton) became President. But boomers staged a spiritual coup d’eat in 1960. Let’s look at the contenders. Laaadies and Gentlemen! Welcome to the Heavyweight Presidential Title! In this corner, accompanied by his loyal butRead the Rest…

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Today in Baby Boomer History

Posted on September 6th, 2012 in Celebrities,Music,Politics,Pop Culture by Terry Hamburg

“We would like to live as we once lived, but history will not permit it.” ~ John F. Kennedy “A small body of determined spirits fired by an unquenchable faith in their mission can alter the course of history.” ~ Mahatma Gandhi “Poetry is nearer to vital truth than history.”  ~ Plato 2004: Energizer Bunny.Read the Rest…

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Today in Baby Boomer History

Posted on August 17th, 2012 in Music,Politics,Pop Culture by Terry Hamburg

“People are trapped in history, and history is trapped in them.”  ~James Baldwin, author “Most history is guessing, and the rest is prejudice.”  ~Will and Ariel Durant, historians “If you think you have it tough, read history books.” ~Bill Maher, comedian 2008: Michael Phelps wins 8 Gold Medals in 2008 Olympics. 2000: Democrats nominate AlRead the Rest…

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Today in Boomer History

Posted on August 9th, 2012 in Music,Politics,Pop Culture,Television by Terry Hamburg

“The memories of men are too frail a thread to hang history from. ” ~John Still, writer “A history in which every particular incident may be true may on the whole be false.”  ~Thomas Macaulay, philosopher “God cannot alter the past, though historians can.”  ~Samuel Butler, poet 1996: Bob Dole picks Jack Kemp as hisRead the Rest…

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Today In Baby Boomer History

Posted on July 26th, 2012 in Politics,Pop Culture,Television by Terry Hamburg

“Professor (Samuel) Johnston often said that if you didn’t know history, you didn’t know anything.  You were a leaf that didn’t know it was part of a tree.”  ~Michael Crichton, writer “History is a pack of lies about events that never happened told by people who weren’t there.”  ~George Santayana, philospher 2010: Over 92,000 classifiedRead the Rest…

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Today In Baby Boomer History

Posted on July 18th, 2012 in Celebrities,Music,Politics,Pop Culture by Terry Hamburg

“History will be kind to me for I intend to write it.” ~ Winston Churchill “History is a set of lies agreed upon.” ~ Napoleon “There is nothing new in the world except the history you do not know.” ~ Harry Truman 2005: John Roberts is nominated to the United States Supreme Court. 1996: XXVIRead the Rest…

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