They're the generation that came of age in the 1950s and 1960s, that remembers Beatlemania and the Vietnam War, the assassinations of John F. Kennedy and Martin Luther King Jr., transistor radios and the novelty of the first color TV sets.
What are you doing this Sunday? If you know what's cool, you'll be rediscovering American history during The History Channel's premiere of the documentary "The People Speak" based on Howard Zinn's book, "A People's History of the United States."
Four strong-minded, self-sufficient adventurers set out on a nearly 1,000-mile journey into the heart of Tanzania, using only basic maps and a compass. Were they vying for a million dollars, trying to knock each other off the route and out of the running?
Morgan Spurlock scored a breakout hit with his documentary "Super Size Me" a few years ago, mixing satire, reportage and advocacy in the tabloid style popularized by Michael Moore. Spurlock may not have finished off junk food as we know it, but at least he could claim some responsibility for highlighting the flaws of fast food.