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Posted in History Human Interest

Khruschev, Communism and the End of the Eastern Bloc

On this day in 1959, Soviet Premier Nikita Khrushchev is banned from Disneyland and explodes in characteristic anger. The pugnacious and portly leader had been…

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Posted in History Human Interest

Hammarskjold – the Greatest Statesman of the Century.

Known for his apportionment of moral force and nuance, Hammarskjöld has been referred to as one of the two best secretaries-general, and his appointment has been mentioned as one of the most notable successes for the UN. He is one of only four people to be awarded a posthumous Nobel Peace Prize, and is the only UN secretary-general to die in office.

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Posted in History Human Interest Science

The 30-year Performance of the Amazing Shuttles

On this day in 1976, NASA publicly unveils its first space shuttle, the Enterprise, during a ceremony in Palmdale, California. Development of the spacecraft cost…

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Posted in History Human Interest

Gandhi and Nonviolent Resistance

On this day in 1932, in his cell at Yerovda Jail near Bombay, Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi begins a hunger strike in protest of the British…

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Posted in Civil Rights History Politics

The KKK and Church Bombings

Efforts to prosecute the other three men believed responsible, Herman Cash, Bobby Frank Cherry and Thomas E. Blanton, continued for decades. Though Cash died in 1994, Cherry and Blanton were arrested and charged with four counts of murder in 2000.

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Posted in Election 2020 Elections Politics

The “Keep Dreaming” Team

Well the third Democratic debate is now in the books and here’s what we know: nothing much will change among the top three candidates. If…

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