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The Reporter Who Helped Persuade FDR to Tell the Truth About War

After witnessing the bloody struggle with Japan, Robert Sherrod thought the public should face the ‘cruel’ facts


By Ray E. Boomhower, Zócalo Public Square

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20th Century History

Today in history...

Today, on December 8, 1941, The United States entered World War 2 as congress declared war against Imperial Japan, a day after the attack on Pearl Harbor. 101 more words

'Annie' - BOS Musical Theatre Group

The last time I saw Annie was on a family trip to the Mayflower Theatre, Southampton in November 2000 where I think (if my memory serves me – and Google is right) Lesley Joseph played Miss Hannigan and Kevin Colson was Daddy Warbucks. 591 more words



The 460th film I have seen in theaters…

The final starring role of the great Harry Dean Stanton 364 more words


September 30, 1936: Hoover Dam Dedication; 1882: First Hydro Power Plant in US

September 30, 1936:  Hoover Dam Dedication by U.S. Secretary of the Interior, Harold L. Ickes

and President Franklin D. Roosevelt. Click HERE for an audio recording of the dedication.  357 more words


Politics & Buddhism #LetsDoThis

We have recently been tweeting about some political issues, such as using the NZ Labour tag #LetsDoThis. Political commentary might seem to fall outside the mandate of articles on Buddhism. 666 more words

Dharma / Tibetan Buddhism

Democrats Have Come Out With A New Slogan When In Fact What They Need Is A Whole Makeover Of Their Socialist Party

The Democrats think that by changing their slogan they will win over the middle-class voter that they lost to President Trump. The Democrats had a declared socialist in Bernie Sanders running for president and the rest of their aged politicians are all closet socialists that are in fact socialists but they just won’t openly say so. 847 more words