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  • 1972 was an extraordinary year that gave birth to the times we live in today. You can draw a direct line in terms of impact, trauma, and intent from the terror at the Munich Olympics to September 11, 2001. From Richard Nixon's trip to China and détente, to the collapse of Communism and Globalization. From the release of THE GODFATHER to the international distribution and Box Office of the latest summer blockbuster. From playing PONG to the huge success of Grand Theft Auto IV, Playstation 3, the Xbox 360 and Nintendo's Wii. From the Porn Chic of DEEP THROAT to Jenna Jameson and the $12 billion Porn industry of today. 1972 was the year of the Rolling Stones, and corporate rock'n'roll. It was the year that saw the debut of HBO, NIKE, Superfly, and Ms. Magazine. And it was the year of Richard Nixon's overwhelming re-election, the melding of a new coalition and the remaking of the political landscape that stills determines who gets in the White House today. It was the first year of the 21st century.

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