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17th April - On this day in History

IN 1790 CE Benjamen Franklin died at age 84.

IN 1815 CE volcanic eruptions from the Tambora volcano in Indonesia finally end after 12 days and around 100000 dead. 71 more words


Infographic 53 years of the the Bay of Bigs´ Victory

A counter-revolutionary brigade, armed, trained and transported by the U.S., arrived in the Zapata Swamp, southern part of Matanzas, Cuba, on the morning of April 17, 1961. 65 more words


Dear Ike,

“I spent as much time as I could trying to emphasize that he had the great gift of leadership, but that it was the responsibility of a leader not always to follow public opinion but to help to direct it in proper channels, not to give the people what they think they want at a time of emotional stress but to make them want what they ought to have.” 1,212 more words


The Next FOIA Fight: The B(5) "Withhold It Because You Want To" Exemption

Something troubling happened this Sunshine Week.

At the 16th Annual National Freedom of Information Day at the Newseum’s Knight Conference Center, former White House Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs Administrator Cass Sunstein… 2,459 more words


Bay of Pigs: Punta Perdiz Diving

We stayed in Playa Giron, Province of Matanzas, Cuba, for two nights at Horizontes Playa Giron Hotel. The only reason to stay at this hotel because it was attached to a diving center and based on my research, it was the only diving center in the area. 357 more words


963. The Freewheelin' Bob Dylan - Bob Dylan

Brief Background: FreeWheelin’ is Dylan’s second album and was recorded throughout 1963 and April of 1964 (I believe this is the first album on this list that was released more than a year after recording started). 340 more words

I'm still alive

I know it’s been a while and that yes, I am well on my way to having as many comebacks as Eminem or Britney Spears… 466 more words