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MTP Remembers: Beatlemania – Prince Philip Supports the Fab Four


February 9, 1964 the Beatles gave their first performance in the U.S. on “The Ed Sullivan Show.” Fifty years later, Americans reflect on the historical night that launched Beatlemania. MTP Remembers Prince Philip, the Duke of Edinburgh’s appearance on “Meet the Press” on November 9, 1969. Panelist Elie Abel asked the Prince about whether he takes pride in one of Britain’s more successful exports, the Beatles, and their “youthful attitudes toward drugs, sex, life style, as the young people call it…”