This is usually my favorite season of the year. New life breaking forth after a long winter’s nap, some days nice enough to get outside to work and play, and my favorite sports—golf and baseball—on the TV to distract me from all the bad news in the world. 276 more words
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16 March 1968- Senator Robert Francis Kennedy Announces His Candidacy for the Democratic Presidential Nomination
Background to the 1968 Presidential Race
1968 began as a tumultuous year. On 21 January North Vietnam launched an assault on the key Marine base at Khe Sanh. 691 more words
How did it come to this?
By the beginning of 1917 the Russian Empire had been a participant of World War I for three years. While the same could be said of the British Empire and of France, those countries hadn’t suffered the brutality of war like Russia. 851 more words
Most people who have heard the term genocide don’t really understand what it means. Intellectually, they’ll probably be able to tell you the definition that you could find in a dictionary. 651 more words