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Expo 67 was an epochal event in the history of new media — particularly for multi-projector cinema, screened for audiences who often sat on moving platforms — and several of its feats have been rebooted this summer.
And the run itself to that epochal late spring Wednesday night lives on.
But his strenuous efforts felt silly for a drama in which Darrow reminisces in his office about such epochal cases as the Haymarket Riot, the Scopes Monkey Trial, and the Leopold and Loeb murder.
Du Bois, in his response to Ambedkar, acknowledged Ambedkar’s epochal work and expressed his desire to aid in the cause of India’s untouchables.
This week marks the 50th anniversary of the Six-Day War, the swift, epochal conflict in which Israel decisively defeated a host of Arab armies and captured territory held by Egypt, Syria and Jordan.
Filming this docu-fiction in Los Angeles in June, 1968, the week of California’s Democratic primary, the French director Agnès Varda catches the era’s epochal violence and cultural exuberance, high hopes and bitter outcomes.
An outcry ensued, with analysts on both sides of the Atlantic talking of an epochal shift in relations.
One of the writers most deeply affected by the publication of Darwin’s epochal work was Henry David Thoreau.
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