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The Front Page of The New York Times, July 21, 1969

Monday, July 21, 1969, 46 years ago tomorrow, the front page of The New York Times looked like this:

What an amazing time. I mean, just look at that front page. Back on July 20, 1969, the paper only cost---it's right there, up at the top right---"10 CENTS." Can you imagine that? What a time to be alive. Big, thick newspapers full of news. Might take hours to read. Only set you back a dime. How did they do it? What amazing technology did they use to accomplish such a feat? At that price, why, everybody could afford to read the paper.

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