Michael Weis

Illinois Wesleyan University

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Professor of History at Illinois Wesleyan University. He lectures on the music of the 1960s, and teaches a travel course called "The Beatles and Their World," which takes students to England to retrace The Beatles' early history.

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"I Want To Hold Your Hand"  was already at the top of the charts in the United States just 50 years ago today—when the Beatles boarded a plane from London.

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