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Lincoln Center in New York City, with the David H. Koch Theater to the left, David Geffen Hall on the right, and the Metropolitan Opera House center. CHUN-HUNG ERIC CHENG/FLICKR VIA CC BY 2.0

Lincoln Center’s “My Fair Lady” is an old musical with modern feminist values

Kraig Klein February 9, 2019
“My Fair Lady” is an adaptation of George Bernard Shaw’s 1913 play “Pygmalion,” a variation of the Greek myth of Pygmalion. In the original myth, Pygmalion was a sculptor who fell in love with his statue of a woman, and after praying to the goddess Aphrodite, his fetishized statue is brought to life.
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Students celebrating after Lyndon B. Johnson announced he wasnt running for a second term in 1968. STATESMAN FILE

ARCHIVES: Lyndon Says “Prudence” Stony Brook Explodes (1968)

April 2, 1968
LYNDON JOHNSON WILL NOT ACCEPT HIS PARTY’S NOMINATION FOR PRESIDENT IN 1968. Amidst cheers in all the television rooms in the dorms, dancing in the lobbies, Food and drink, some 3-400 students joined in the celebration.
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