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   Oliver Stone’s Untold History of The United States         Episode V: The 50s – Eisenhower, the Bomb, and the Third World

Oliver Stone’s Untold History of The United States

Episode V: The 50s – Eisenhower, the Bomb, and the Third World

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The history books have been kind to Dwight Eisenhower. 575 more words

Documentary

on this day ~ Civil Rights Act of 1957 ~ In the Library Sept 9, 1957

In 1957, President Eisenhower sent Congress a proposal for civil rights legislation.

The result was the Civil Rights Act of 1957, the first civil rights legislation since Reconstruction. 299 more words

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Sister Cities International: Exchange Diplomacy, Xi Jinping and Soybeans

U.S. News & World Report ran a story last week on Sister Cities International, introducing it with the fact that in 1985, President Xi Jinping visited Iowa on a Sister Cities International exchange. 350 more words

Exchange Diplomacy

Do Your Job

Who is the greater hero?

Is it the soldier who dies on the battlefield
Laying his life down for a greater cause?
Or the general who sent him to his death… 143 more words

Knowledge

Eisenhower & the 50th State

By Kaleena Fraga

On this day in 1959, Dwight D. Eisenhower issued Proclamation 3309, creating the state of Hawaii. The admission of Hawaii brought the total of U.S. 360 more words

Quotes

The Great Depression: More Stuff You Didn't Learn in School

The Great Depression Part 2 – The Road to Rock Bottom

PBS (1993)

Film Review

The second episode of the PBS Great Depression series deals mainly with the near collapse of the farm economy, when farmers burned their crops because they couldn’t cover their costs by selling them. 169 more words

Hidden History

Action, Reaction, Distraction, Destruction

When was the last time we had a President of the United States we all agreed was legitimate?

Bill Clinton was impeached. George W. Bush became president by an act of the Supreme Court, along political party lines. 427 more words

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