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Top Eight Cold War Issues

In my history class, I decided to mix things up and try something different this year when dealing with the Cold War. We decided to create a “TV Series” entitled “Cold War Episodes” in which we outlined the biggest issues and events that everyone should know about the Cold War. 236 more words

History & Culture

Here I am in Havana, Cuba...

Here I am in Havana, Cuba standing next to a statuesque likeness of Ernest Hemingway, enjoying the American author’s favourite cocktail in his renowned El Floridita drinking haunt…bucket list item number 7 duly ticked off. 888 more words


The Cuban Invasion

Title:                      The Cuban Invasion

Author:                  Karl E. Meyer

Meyer, Karl E. (1962) and Tad Szulc. The Cuban Invasion: The Chronicle of a Disaster. New York: Praeger… 326 more words


A Profile on JFK

I became interested in politics after taking AP U.S. History 2 my junior year of high school once I started learning about President John F. Kennedy. 725 more words


Cold War hots up

‘British fighter jets escort Russian planes from UK airspace.’

Is Big Brother watching us as these incidents are recurring on a regular basis?

These days ‘Big Brother’ is synonymous with the Channel 4 television programme. 469 more words


Shortly after noon on Friday, the big yellow Thompson school bus rumbled down Monte Vista Street to drop me off in front of my house. 996 more words

The Bay of Pigs

Title:                      The Bay of Pigs

Author:                  Haynes Johnson

Johnson, Haynes (1964) with Manuel Artime, Jose Perez, San Roman Eineido Oliva, and Enrique Ruiz-Williams. The Bay of Pigs: The Leaders’ Story of Brigade 2506… 354 more words