> Norman Mailer, novelist, becomes Norman Mailer, journalist, with "Superman Comes to the Supermarket" about Kennedy's nomination, in Esquire, 1960.
> Playboy circulation average reaches 1,000,000 (now 5,000,000), 1960.
> Viet Nam reporting by David Halberstam. Neil Sheehan and Malcolm Browne contributes to the downfall of the Diem regime, 1963.
> With Sullivan v. The New York Times, the Supreme Court determines that a public official cannot be libeled by comment on his official conduct, 1964.
> The underground press blooms with the first issue...