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TDISH: The Insecurities of a Dictator

On September 21, 1976, a car bomb rocked central Washington, DC only about a mile away from the White House.  The bomb had been placed under the driver’s seat of the car owned by a Chilean national living and working for the Institute of Policy Studies named Orlando Letelier.  323 more words

This Date In Strange History

The Conformist

Released:  1970

Cast:  Jean-Louis Trintignant, Stefania Sandrelli, Gastone Moschin, Dominique Sanda, Pierre Clementi

SUMMARY:  As a child during World War I, Marcello Clerici is nearly molested by his family’s chauffeur, Lino (Pierre Clementi).   1,099 more words

1001 Movies You Must See Before You Die

A Flash of Scarlet Part 17

Richelieu did indeed have great ambitions for himself and for France, these naturally involving the annexing of more and more territory. To this end, he would employ historians to research France’s ancient rights to the crown and give just cause to his ambitions. 1,247 more words

Trump comes close to calling for Clinton assassination...again (video)

Not 6 hours since Trump finally decided to admit, publicly, that Barack Obama was indeed born in America, he went and said something truly insane. 87 more words

Election 2016

Shelley Sunday: Assassination Attempt [Letters]

26/27 Feb, 1813 ~ The Assassination Attempt:

“My dear Sir

I have just escaped an atrocious assassination.–Oh send the 20£ if you have it – you will perhaps hear of me no more. 1,130 more words

TDISH: Death of a Madman?

On September 18, 96 CE, Roman emperor Domitian was assassinated in a palace coup that brought an end to the Flavian dynasty that had begun with Domitian’s father, Vespasian.  33 more words

This Date In Strange History

The Immigrant Gunman

Bora Drung, though his father was an officer who fell in war defending his new homeland of Bakar, still thought of himself as an immigrant like his parent. 3,080 more words

Liberation Movement