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A place to discuss news or commentary that is at least 30 years old but relevant to today's world.
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174The Life and Times of Aaron Burr, Hamilton's Nemesis [youtube video] youtubeTimFlast Friday
173Ivan the Terrible: The First Stalin [youtube video] youtube.comTimFSeptember 30
172Baltic Naval War 1919 - Fire & Ice (but mostly ice, lots of ice) [youtube viTimFSeptember 28
171Grandma and Grandpa's farm, 90 years ago Must be their first tractor. TheyDMaASeptember 27
170Oskar Schindler: War Profiteer, Traitor… and Europe’s Greatest Humanitarian [youTimFSeptember 22
169The Berlin Airlift - The Cold War Mission to Save a City [youtube video] youtubeTimFSeptember 22
168Itza: A Forgotten History of the Maya [youtube video] youtube.comTimFAugust 29
167[youtube video] youtube.comTimFAugust 5
166An incredible time, indeed. ValueproJuly 18
165I agree completely, even as I live near here... cronkite.asu.eduValueproJuly 18
164I have some problems with Cronkite but boy, nobody could have done a better job DMaAJuly 17
163If they happened simultaneously Lindbergh's flight would have been more impoTimFJuly 17
162he was more at ease helping to kill Japanese instead of Germans. No doubt <gDMaAJuly 17
161Thanks for that on Lindbergh's contributions to medicine. As to his service ValueproJuly 17
160He's a mixed bag. He seems to have supported the Nazis early on (dirty secrDMaAJuly 17
159Is a non-stop flight of two men from Newfoundland to Ireland as significant as aValueproJuly 17
158Lindbergh has more publicity about it, before during, and after. More promotionTimFJuly 17
157It's actually a good question. Why did the world go mad over Lindbergh'sDMaAJuly 16
156Lindburgh had the first solo, so not no big deal, and to the extent he implies tTimFJuly 16
155He implies that Lindbergh's accomplishment was no big deal. So explain why DMaAJuly 16
154The first transatlantic flight [youtube video] youtube.comTimFJuly 16
153Thanks for the reminder, the Continental Army dated from 1775, so the rebellion ValueproJuly 12
152if it was never released. Would there even have been a rebellion? The rebellioTimFJuly 12
151I agree. This subject comes up for discussion from time-to-time, but legally spValueproJuly 12
150The 4th was the day it was officially announced, that seems at least as importanTimFJuly 12
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