Nuts!

On this day, April 9, 1965, Time Magazine featured the Peanuts gang. Why? This was the Vietnam era. It was also the year of Bloody Sunday when 200 Alabama State Troopers attacked 525 civil rights demonstrators in Selma as they attempted to march to Montgomery. So why the Peanuts cover?

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Charles “Sparky” Schulz’s comic strips had philosophical, psychological, and sociological overtones. In his subtle ways, he wrote of gender equality, the need for racially integrated schools and neighborhoods, and his views against the Vietnam war.

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“I think I’ve discovered the secret of life – you just hang around until you get used to it.” – Charles M. Schulz.

Thank you, Charlie Brown and gang. And yes, happiness is a warm puppy.

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