“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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Generation X?  Just,  Who Are They?

Stories For A Lost Generation Breakfast Club Watercolor | DJayK on Etsy An Overview of Generation X, the Latchkey, Baby Buster, Slacker Generation. (An Excerpt) Generation X, by broadest definition, includes those individuals born between the early 1960s and the early 1980s. The collective persona of Gen Xers is frequently debated and discussed among academics and […]

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