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How Gidget broke the rules in '60s TV

How Gidget broke the rules in '60s TV | One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest | Scoop.it
Sally Kohn says she never wanted to grow up to be June Cleaver. But then Gidget came along in the '60s, sassy and independent, a taste of the revolution to come.
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A look at what is going on in TV Land

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PowellsBooks.Blog – Resurrecting One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest, the Novel - Powell's Books

PowellsBooks.Blog – Resurrecting One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest, the Novel - Powell's Books | One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest | Scoop.it
Resurrecting One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest, the Novel by Matt Love : 'Kesey implies that what the state did to Celillo Falls, make the river cooperate, it can also do to certain people, like a McMurphy... to get him to cooperate...'
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From a teacher in Oregon.  He has an "local" take on Cuckoo's Nest, particularly on the role of Chief and on the conditions of the state's mental hospitals.  He also discusses the differences between the film and the novel. 

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Ken Kesey On Misconceptions Of Counterculture

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The new documentary Magic Trip follows the late Ken Kesey and the Merry Band of Pranksters as they criss-crossed across the United States during the tumultuous 1960s. Kesey joined Terry Gross in 1989 for a conversation about the counterculture movement and his writing.
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Kesey interviewed by Terry Gross on Fresh Air in 1989.

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Why are we still using ECT?

Why are we still using ECT? | One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest | Scoop.it
The idea of treating a psychiatric illness by passing a jolt of electricity through the brain was one of the most controversial in 20th Century medicine. So why are we still using ECT, a procedure described by its critics as barbaric and ineffective?
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A little frightening -- background on shock therapy and update on how it is being used now.

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Essays - Penguin Classics - Penguin Group (USA)

Essays - Penguin Classics - Penguin Group (USA) | One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest | Scoop.it
The official US book shop and online book store of Penguin Books, publishers of literary, fiction, reference, autobiography, academic and classic books. Read more with Penguin US - online book sellers.
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Short essay by Chuck Palahniuk.

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University of Virginia Library Online Exhibits | The Psychedelic '60s: Literary Tradition and Social Change

University of Virginia Library Online Exhibits | The Psychedelic '60s: Literary Tradition and Social Change | One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest | Scoop.it
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A lot of background information and images from the 1960s.

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Painful memories? It may soon be possible to erase them with shock treatment

Painful memories? It may soon be possible to erase them with shock treatment | One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest | Scoop.it
Using electroshock therapy, scientists say it may be possible to get rid of specific emotional memories. We’re still far from being able to blot out our latest breakup “Eternal Sunshine”-style.
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Shock Therapy?  Drugs?  Altered states of mind?  Making "corrections" to behavior and to thoughts....  

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