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Today in World History: November 22nd

The President of the United States during much of the Cold War, the President who promised to win the space race by the end of the 60s, was assassinated on this day in 1963. 78 more words

The 20th Century

Today in World History: November 20th

Although the Cuban Missile Crisis ended on October 28, 1962, it did not truly end until the U.S. blockade of Cuba on November 20. The Cuban Missile Crisis was part of the Cold War between America and the U.S.S.S.R. 95 more words

The Americas

11-16-2014 | Dream | Johnny Depp + The Norse Religion + The Cold War + A Conspiracy Involving The President Of The United States = ?

I some dreams that were once again about things that I did before going to sleep but I forgot all of those dreams from last night except for my last dream, and it was a somewhat long and detailed and interesting dream; but I forgot most of it unfortunately, and so it does not make much sense. 1,710 more words

Dreams

Open The Barrier

11:30pm, 9th November, 1989. Harald Jaegar (then a loyal communist) succumbs to the growing protesters gathered that night. In an attempt to prevent violence from breaking out, he gives the order that would make history: ‘Open the barrier’ 228 more words

McCarthy and the Press

Being from America means I’m no beginner to the happenings of the Cold War and the actions of Senator Joseph R. McCarthy but this is the first time that I have looked at this time through the lens of journalism. 361 more words

Journalism And Society 2

Anhalter Bunker Berlin, Germany

Ever since I was a young lad I had always wanted to visit the remains of an old World War 2 Air Raid Shelter and this year I finally got to do it. 262 more words

Shane Walsh Photographer

Review: A Colder War


A Colder War by Charles Cumming
My rating: 5 of 5 stars

I couldn’t have enjoyed this book any more if I’d tried. Believe me. If you’ve ever been a fan of, or even ever heard someone say they’ve been a fan of the classic Spy Fiction writers, then this is for you – and them. 1,013 more words

Fiction