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Coverage of History-making Events Includes:

  • Neil Armstrong walking on the Moon, and the Mars Viking landing
  • Leonard Bernstein’s farewell performance at the New York Philharmonic
  • The impeachment and resignation of Richard M. Nixon
  • The end of the Vietnam War
  • The Irish potato famine of the 19th century
  • The Three Mile Island nuclear plant disaster
  • The break-up of the Beatles
  • Movie phenomena—Star Wars and The Godfather
  • Early attempts to combat global warming; Earth Day
  • Voting rights for 18-year-olds
  • Riots at Attica Prison
  • The end of Franco’s dictatorship in Spain
  • Papal elections—John Paul I and John Paul II
  • Panama Canal treaties

Over the past 100 years, Readers’ Guide to Periodical Literature has become the ultimate index of subjects in the popular press, has earned the trust of researchers at all levels, and has been hailed by Library Journal as one of the “50 Best Reference Sources for the Millennium.”

Its online version, Readers’ Guide Retrospective, offers full coverage of the original paper volumes.

Content Includes:

  • All the information from 44 Readers’ Guide annuals in a single database
  • Access to over three million articles from approximately 375 leading magazines; many are peer reviewed
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