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The Rosenbergs and the Bomb

On this day in 1953, Julius and Ethel Rosenberg are executed by electrocution under the Espionage Act of 1917 for sharing U.S. atomic warfare secrets…

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USS Liberty and the Six Day War

On this day in 1967, the largely unarmed American Navy technical research ship, USS Liberty, is robustly attacked by Israeli Air Force jet fighter aircraft…

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Madeleine Albright – a Force to be Reckoned With

On this day in 1937, the first woman US Secretary of State, Madeleine Albright, is born in Prague; her name at birth was Marie Jana…

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Civil War in Lebanon

On this day in 1983, the U.S. embassy in Beirut, Lebanon, is almost completely destroyed by a car-bomb explosion that kills 63 people, including the…

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The Greatest Man Of The 20th Century

Nelson Mandela died today in his home. Nelson Mandela was not supposed to die. Not now. Not ever. Can you even imagine a world without…

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French Scientists Rule Out Arafat Poisoning (VIDEO)

French scientists have confirmed high levels of polonium in Yasser Arafat’s body, but have dismissed the theory that the Palestinian leader was poisoned. The French…

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