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The danger of being the President.

On November 1, 1950, Puerto Rican nationalists Griselio Torresola and Oscar Collazo attempted to assassinate Truman at Blair House. The attack, which could easily have taken the president’s life, drew new attention to security concerns surrounding Truman’s residence at Blair House. 290 more words

Why is Nathan Henderson Taking International Development?

What you’ll find on this blog is mostly stuff that matters to me. This stuff mostly can fall under three categories: My faith, basketball, and International Development. 1,173 more words


Lincoln Memorial and WWII Memorial

When I was on my way to the World War II Memorial, I pictured giant stone pillars with wreaths, 2 enormous arches with eagles inside of them and a massive pool of fountains in the middle and crowds of people. 861 more words

The National Mall

Rethinking Hiroshima and Nagasaki

By James R. Lawrence, III

August 8, 2005


Ten years ago, in response to the 50th anniversary of the atomic bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki, the Smithsonian Institution attempted to put on a display presenting the perspective of Japanese civilians living in the targeted cities. 1,059 more words

Our First Weekend

July 21, 2014

On Friday we had a training day with our school and it ended up being a pretty long day. So we were ready for a chance to relax and explore our new city, Goyang, over the weekend. 623 more words