Leda Schubert * Writer and Teacher

An Occasional Post

The Beatles, then and now

February 9, 2014

Tags: Beatles, John Lennon, Washington, embarrassment

After I saw the Beatles in Washington a very long time ago, my children, I wrote a letter to my roommate. For some reason--posterity? memory issues?--I kept a carbon copy, and today, in honor of the 50th anniversary of the Beatles first US TV appearance, I have posted that letter. Apparently I have no shame. And I am willing to debase myself in public. I could not, however, post it here, due to weird techie issues. So you can view it here should you be so inclined. If you were there, you'll understand.
http://writeatyourownrisk.wordpress.com/2014/02/09/it-was-50-years-ago-today/

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