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The Best and the Brightest-David Halberstam with a New Introduction by the Author

I have often wondered why my uncle and many other veterans that I have met, were sent to Vietnam.   He and others never speak of the war, choosing instead to internalize their memories and feelings.  1,291 more words

Investigative Report

#OTD 1972 The Watergate burglary

In the paper #OTD in 1972. Five men are arrested for breaking into the DNC offices at the Watergate Hotel. #nytimes pic.twitter.com/02tCVWkYAs

— New York Times OTD (@OnThisDayNYT) June 18, 2018

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OTD in History… June 17, 1972, Five men break into DNC at Watergate launching a crisis and the fall of President Nixon

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OTD in History… June 17, 1972, Five men break into DNC at Watergate launching a crisis and the fall of President Nixon… 1,649 more words

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JUNE 17, 1972: CREEPS THAT GO BUMP IN THE NIGHT

CREEPS THAT GO BUMP IN THE NIGHT

It was the middle of the night in June 1972, and while much of the nation slept, something was… 272 more words

Wretched Richard's Almanac

Bernie Sanders, North Korea, Fear-mongering

Recently, Bernie Sanders has criticized Trump for talking up North Korea, accusing him of harboring admiration for dictators. Such criticisms are everywhere nowadays. I have a problem with Bernie Sanders’ approach to this issue. 599 more words

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Maybe Our Takeaway From Trumpism SHOULD Be: We Didn't Punish Richard Nixon Nearly Hard Enough

There is a direct link between Richard Nixon and Donald J Trump. Or should I say links… There’s the ‘thematic’  one of course — the ‘Country Club Authoritarianism’ personified by Roger Stone… 550 more words

A Glimmer of Peace?

By Charlie Johnston

The Singapore Summit between American President Donald Trump and N. Korean dictator Kim Jong Un is a good beginning. Already, the foreign policy establishment and pundits who have failed at nearly every juncture of foreign policy for the last 30 years are attacking it. 671 more words

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