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History: The State Department and the Madman, 1969-1970

Richard Nixon took office with a bold strategy to end the Vietnam War. "I call it the Madman Theory, Bob," he explained to Bob Haldeman, his White House Chief of Staff. Read more


  • Ghost Signs (128): a Breton Profusion!

    Ghost Signs (128): Breton Profusion!

    Once on the main road but now bypassed by a dual carriageway, Vildé-Guingalan still bears its vintage roadside advertising. There are a number of ghost signs... Read more

    The 26 March 2017 by   Carolineld
  • Continuing Objections to the Persian Gulf War

    Continuing Objections Persian Gulf

    Linus Pauling with the Dalai Lama at a meeting of the Nuclear Age Peace Foundation, Santa Barbara, California, April 6, 1991.[Part 2 of 2]By spring 1991, Linus... Read more

    The 22 March 2017 by   Scarc
  • Ancient Egyptian History Timeline

    Ancient Egyptian History Timeline

    The 1,850 years of Egypt’s Predynastic era (5000 B.C.E.–3150 B.C.E.) were busy times of intense cultural and agricultural development, population growth,... Read more

    The 20 March 2017 by   Egyking
  • The Strange After-lives of Clapham South

    Strange After-lives Clapham South

    Clapham South Deep Level Shelter was one of eight underground bomb shelters created in response to the 1940-41 blitz. Unused for several years after its 1942... Read more

    The 19 March 2017 by   Carolineld
  • Ancient Egyptian Culture

    Ancient Egyptian Culture

    Egyptian civilization was one of the longest in the west, from about 3000 BC and lasting until about 300 BC The ancient Greeks considered him too young and... Read more

    The 18 March 2017 by   Egyking
  • Ancient Egypt Lifestyle

    Ancient Egypt Lifestyle

    Lifestyles in ancient Egypt vary greatly. People worshiped many gods like Ra is the sun god, Isis, Thoth, and many others. In ancient Egypt, the pharaoh was at... Read more

    The 17 March 2017 by   Egyking
  • Ancient Egypt Fishing Facts

    Ancient Egypt Fishing Facts

    Fishing in ancient Egypt was for sport as well as for food and trade. The Nile constituted most of the fishing area for the Egyptians with an ample amount of... Read more

    The 16 March 2017 by   Egyking
  • The First Gulf War: Pauling Speaks Out

    First Gulf War: Pauling Speaks

    [Part 1 of 2]Sparked by Iraqi president Saddam Hussein’s invasion of Kuwait in August 1990, and his subsequent refusal to comply with a U.S. Read more

    The 15 March 2017 by   Scarc
  • Little Blue Books and Drooling Dogs

    Little Blue Books Drooling Dogs

    Contributed by Rhonda Rinehart.Chances are if you had a question, Little Blue Books had an answer.  Actually, many answers.  On any topic.  For everyone,... Read more

    The 14 March 2017 by   Chp
  • Ancient Egypt Frog

    Ancient Egypt Frog

    Frogs, as creatures of the underworld, symbolized the creation of life. The original male deities of Hermopolis were often depicted with frog heads and the... Read more

    The 14 March 2017 by   Egyking