Via Moyers & Company:
Just to briefly buzz in on this weekend’s whir of nostalgia around the 50th anniversary of the Beatles’ first appearance on The Ed Sullivan Show. As many have noted, it was less than three months after the Kennedy assassination, bringing across the Atlantic a whiff of much needed fresh air, a reacquaintance with joy we all had been craving since November 22, 1963.
The Beatles on The Jack Paar Show
I had first seen them a month or so earlier in a film report on The Jack Paar Show on NBC (you can see a timeworn clip from Paar’s piece to the right). In the weeks after that broadcast, I came do...