“We bombed, we killed; it was all a part of war…We had an enemy in front of us, and we had to prove that we were stronger and more prepared.” —Nadezhda Popova It might have something to do with Halloween, or perhaps it is just a twist of Fate, but yesterday afternoon I was doing…
Mar 22, 1963 — British Minister of War John Profumo denied having sex with Christine Keeler. The Profumo call girl scandal almost toppled the government. Keeler, a call girl, was also dealing with a Soviet attaché.
There’s a time when the operation of the machine becomes so odious, makes you so sick at heart, that you can’t take part; you can’t even tacitly take part. And you’ve got to
March 21, 1965 — Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. leads 3,200 people on the start of the third, and finally successful, civil rights march from Selma to Montgomery, Alabama.
The only thing new in this world is the history you don’t know.
—Harry S. Truman
March 20, 1942 — General Douglas MacArthur—at Terowie, South Australia—makes his famous speech regarding the fall of the Philippines in which he says: “I came out of Bataan and I shall return”.
America… just a nation of two hundred million used car salesmen with all the money we need to buy guns and no qualms about