Military coups, one-party systems, are all within living memory
Within living memory
there was a time when religion could fairly claim authority over matters such as homosexuality, maintaining that such things are matters of faith and morals.
Throughout her cogent and extremely readable history of interracial love and marriage since 1940--which begins at a period, still well within living memory
, when such relationships remained illegal in much of America--Romano consistently avoids straightforward liberal triumphalism and remains admirably tentative about drawing sweeping conclusions from her data.
Yet within living memory
for most of us, AIDS was no more than a small outbreak affecting a few dozen gay men in Los Angeles and New York.
His error was to see history as madness until enlightened times within living memory
Within living memory
, most Spaniards worked on the land.
Pick a figure within living memory
(George Plimpton's Truman Capote is representative); jet around the world recording the recollections of the subject's family, friends, colleagues, and enemies; get them to react to other versions of events (preferably contradictorily); cut it all up to form a roughly chronological narrative; add pictures; publish.
While the origin of this new kind of Catholic is presented with all the free grain of historical detail, the terminus ad quem is left deliberately and suggestively vague: however I understand him to imply that the type prevailed down to a time within living memory
, but that it no longer does so.
One got the distinct (and not entirely pleasing) impression that wine-making had been carried out in certain set ways from the dawn of recorded history until almost within living memory
, when modern science had enabled some kind of quantum leap of understanding and functioning.
It has given rise to a social order--or more precisely to a social disorder--more bleak than any within living memory
That is what brings us to this auditorium tonight in America's capital city: to mark the anniversary of a state founded within living memory
, but with a history reaching back to the prophets, a friend to our own country, a light unto the nations.
It's perhaps hard to comprehend the terrifying experience of bombs falling on Tyneside, amid the wailing of air raid sirens, is still within living memory
for many people.
When segregation is within living memory
and the legacy of slavery continues to haunt the United States it is clear that this superpower has a long road to travel before there will be true healing and the establishment of economic and social justice.
The inquiry's remit covers events within living memory
up to December 17, 2014, and will decide what happened and why and where the abuse took place.
We can't point to an Edwardian heritage of silverware or claim a title within living memory