“The Era of McCarthyism and the Hollywood Ten (1950) Communist in the Industry” Part 2

John Howard Lawson (1894 – 1977) AP Images <li>Born in New York City to a wealthy family, Lawson (ne Levy) wrote his first play (<em style=”box-sizing:border-box;margin:0;padding:0;border:0;font-variant:inherit;font-weight:inherit;font-stretch:inherit;line-height:inherit;font-family:inherit;vertical-align:baseline;”>A Hindoo Love Drama</em>) at age 16 as an undergraduate at Williams College. Following a stint as a volunteer ambulance driver in Italy during World War I, where he served […]

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A Powerful, Disturbing History of Residential Segregation in America

Police and demonstrators in front of the home of a black family in Levittown, Pa., Aug. 20, 1957.CreditCreditSam Myers/Associated Press/By David Oshinsky THE COLOR OF LAW A Forgotten History of How Our Government Segregated America By Richard Rothstein In the summer of 1950, with Americans reeling from the news of North Korea’s invasion of South […]

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“The 1993 Waco Seige Footage-The Seventh Day-Adventist Church led by David Koresh  

Featured image:  bizarrepedia.com David Koresh, the charismatic leader of Branch Davidians Waco siege The Waco siege was a siege of a compound belonging to the group Branch Davidians by American federal and Texas state law enforcement and US military between February 28 and April 19, 1993. The Branch Davidians, a sect that separated in 1955 from the Seventh-day Adventist Church, was led by David Koresh and lived at Mount […]

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“Prohibition in the United States: National Ban of Alcohol” 

Detroit police inspecting equipment found in a clandestine brewery during the Prohibition era Every Day Will Be Sunday When the Town Goes Dry (1918–1919) Prohibition in the United States was a nationwide constitutional ban on the production, importation, transportation, and sale of alcoholic beverages that remained in place from 1920 to 1933. During the 19th century, alcoholism, family violence, and saloon-based […]

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“Forgotten WWII Air Raid Shelter Complex Found” 

(anderson shelter)histomil.com Kleines Berlin (Little Berlin in German) is the complex of underground air-raid tunnels dating to World War II, which still exists in Trieste, Italy. Air-raid shelters, also known as bomb shelters, are structures for the protection of non-combatants as well as combatants against enemy attacks from the air. They are similar to bunkers in many regards, although they are not designed to defend against […]

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