This Week in Boomer History: ‘I Love Lucy’ … Cuban Missiles

Notable events from our shared experience The Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. is named the winner of the Nobel Peace Prize on Oct. 14, 1964. In his acceptance speech, he says: “I accept this award in the spirit of a curator of some precious heirloom which he holds in trust for its true owners — all those to whom beauty is truth and truth beauty — and in whose eyes the beauty of genuine brotherhood and peace is more precious than …

What Do Hipsters and Supreme Court Justices Have in Common?

Only a third of all Americans have a favorable view of the Supreme Court. But at least the justices who sit on the nation’s highest court score better than hipsters. Hipsters - the sometimes grungy young adults with countercultural attitudes and an artistic bent - are looked at favorably by just 16 percent of the public, according a new survey from Public Policy Polling. (Not sure exactly what a hipster is? Here’s a full definition. And here’s a recent New York Times …