Greg Tate a writer at the Village Voice has an excellent article on Jackson entitled, [Michael Jackson: The Man in our Mirror](http://www.villagevoice.com/2009-07-01/news/michael-jackson-the-man-in-our-mirror/3).
[Above and Beyond: The Apollo Space Race to the Moon](http://www.historytoday.com/MainArticle.aspx?m=33482&amid=30286235) is an article by André Balogh that explores and contrasts the differences between what happened in 1969 and the present period. A terrific read.
Alex Ross wrote a wonderful book entitled: The Rest Is Noise: Listening to the Twentieth Century. His [blog](http://www.therestisnoise.com/) has some great entries on it.