FICON was the CIA project that Ruth Paine's sister, Sylvia Hoke worked on. As can be seen, the FICON project was a forerunner to the U2. Sylvia's job as a psychologist was to look at recruiting strategies for maintenance and repair of these planes. This work was done at George Washington University and was completed in 1956 – the same year Lee…[Read more]
The new Dylan song renewed my interest. The historical context and how it all got buried in a blizzard of generational angst and pop-up culture (as opposed to pop culture – I use” pop-up” culture to describe short-lived but long-remembered fashions and trends. Pop culture is the residual imagery lingering in our memories, photo albums and…[Read more]
Great to be here but when does the party start?
JK I am sure happy hour will be starting soon It’s gotta be five o’clock somewhere.