The University of Liverpool creates field of study on the Beatles

The World

The University of Liverpool is launching a master's program on one of the most popular bands of all time: the Beatles. The program will focus on how attitudes toward the ever-popular group have changed in the decades since their founding. The World's Marco Werman spoke with Holly Tessler, the program leader behind the new master's program, to find out more.

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