This book does a wonderful job of making the Secret Service a bit more human and, at the same time, tell the story of the JFK Assassination from a different viewpoint that of the people who were about as close as anyone could get.
This is an odd story that involves a flight instructor, his family, and a single-minded request. The whole thing was so strange, in fact, that the Japanese government censored it at the time.
Check out this great, informative post and breathtaking pictures of Yellowstone National Park. Thank you, Ken you sure put me in the mood for camping this year. I can't wait I've got a bad case of cabin fever.
Diamonds are not just arguably, the most beautiful of all the gemstones, and the hardest natural material known to man, but they also hold some very significant astrological powers. It’s believed, the diamond will provide you with significant powers of healing, powers for wealth, powers for happiness and so much more, if … Continue reading The Significance of Diamonds
Originally posted on Nicholas C. Rossis: Even though pamphlets and softcover books have been available in Europe since the 16th century, US readers looked down on them until well into the 20th century. As a recent Atlas Obscura post by Cara Giaimo explains, without a mass-market distribution model in place, it was difficult to make money… … Continue reading The Soldiers’ Pocket Books That Legitimized Paperbacks — Pacific Paratrooper
A 14 year old Fidel Castro writes FDR a Letter.
First of all I want to personally thank Everett "Smitty" Smith for his service and his family's sacrifice in supporting him and worrying about him while he was away fighting for our freedom. I understand the thinking behind the protest of taking a knee during the National Anthem, however, I don't think it's appropriate … Continue reading Women and Computers in WWII – Intermission Story (22)
Like many of my fellow Americans, I was glued to the television on election night. After months of the media and politicos enumerating the many reasons why Donald Trump would never win, I watched in shock as he became president-elect of the United States. The following morning, I learned that 42% of American women who… via … Continue reading Protesting the ERA — Nursing Clio
Museums have always struggled to make their exhibits more interesting to people who may not know the history behind a specific exhibit. Whether they are art, history or other types of museum, in the past they have often had little more than a paragraph on a plaque to explain the exhibit. If you didn’t … Continue reading Enhancing the Experience of Museums With QR Codes