I grew up watching television in the 50s. Both of my parents worked long hours and I was not allowed out of the house when they were gone, nor was I allowed to have anyone inside the house. Today I would be called a latchkey child but back then I was called obedient (that eventually changed). One…
April 22, 2000 — In a pre-dawn raid, federal agents seize six-year-old Elián González from his relatives’ home in Miami.
Plenty sits still, Hunger is a wanderer.
April 21, 1982 — Rollie Fingers of the Milwaukee Brewers becomes the first pitcher to record 300 saves.
You never expected justice from a company, did you? They have neither a soul to lose nor a body to kick. —Sydney Smith
April 20, 2010 — The Deepwater Horizon drilling rig explodes in the Gulf of Mexico, killing eleven workers and beginning an oil spill that would last six months.
When you shout, it is usually because you are short of arguments. —Henri Cartier-Bresson
April 19, 1995 — In Oklahoma City a large car bomb exploded at the Alfred P. Murrah Federal Building killing 168 people—including 19 children under the age of 6—and injuring 500.