Aung San Suu Kyi
Speaking Out After 15 Years of House Arrest

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Aung San Suu Kyi, the leader of Burma’s democracy movement and winner of the 1991 Nobel Peace Prize, gives her first TV interview after being released from house arrest. Not only does she address the emotional toll of her experience, she also describes the day-to-day routines that sustained her. Although Suu Kyi … Continue reading

John F. Kennedy
Losing Her Virginity to President Kennedy

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Mimi Alfred, former intern for the press secretary’s office during John F. Kennedy’s presidential term, reveals details about her 18-month affair with JFK that occurred when she was just 19 years old. Mimi, now 68, says that she finally decided to share the secret because she wanted to unburden herself from … Continue reading

Charles Prince of Wales
‘A Royal Duty’

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Paul Burrell, former butler to Diana, Princess of Wales, talks about his relationship with the royal family and the book he authored known as “A Royal Duty.” Burrell explains how Princess Diana was as a person, claiming that she stood for both motherhood and state. He then goes on to … Continue reading

Richard Nixon
Reagan Gives Call of Support to Nixon During Watergate

Reagan Gives Call of Support to Nixon During Watergate

From the Nixon tapes, then California Governor Ronald Reagan calls President Nixon to give his support during the height of the Watergate Scandal. Nixon had just given a televised address to the nation announcing that Haldeman and Erlichman had been let go, and that John Dean had been fired. It was … Continue reading

Plame Affair
Victims of ‘Plamegate’ Speak Out


After having her identity as a covert CIA operations officer compromised publicly by top officials in the Bush Administration, Valerie Plame Wilson and her husband Joe Wilson are interviewed on their experience going through this difficult time in their lives. Joe Wilson explains the reasons that his wife’s identity was revealed … Continue reading

Iraq War
The Truth Behind ‘Plamegate’


Scott Mcclellan, a former White House press secretary, is interviewed about his decision to testify before Congress on what has been known as “Plamegate” and the Scooter Libby Trial. Mcclellan discusses why he decided to voluntarily testify, his opinion on going to war with Iraq over the alleged weapons of … Continue reading

Chappaquiddick Incident
The After Effects of Chappaquiddick


Various Edgartown, Massachusetts officials and employees of Senator Ted Kennedy give their accounts of what it was like to discover the Chappaquiddick incident on July 18, 1969. On this night, Ted Kennedy left with Mary Jo Kopechne after they both attended a party. After crashing the car and swimming to … Continue reading

John F. Kennedy Jr.
Personal Assistant Opens Up About JFK Jr.

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Personal assistant to John F. Kennedy, Jr., RoseMarie Terenzio, describes their personal friendship and working relationship. Terenzio describes the loyalty and sense of humor the two had in common that allowed for such a productive work environment in the years leading up to the tragic plane crash on July 16, … Continue reading

New York City Blackout of 1977
Changes Brought on By the Blackout

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New York City residents, including various D.J.’s and well-known journalist Geraldo Rivera, comment on the July 13, 1977 city-wide blackout that they experienced. Wilton Sekzer, a member of the New York Police Department during the chaos, describes how difficult it was for officers to get the citizens under control as … Continue reading

Cold War
Daughter of Stalin Speaks After Defection to U.S.

Svetlana Alliluyeva, Daughter of Stalin, speaks to the press in 1967 after her defection to the United States

Svetlana Alliuyeva, the youngest child and only daughter of Soviet Union leader Joseph Stalin, addresses the press concerning her 1967 immigration to the United States. Svetlana, who changed her named to Lana Peters after moving to America, sparked international scandal with her defection from the Soviet Union becoming a naturalized … Continue reading