Benazir Bhutto
Thousands Mourn Benazir Bhutto


In a news segment following the assassination of Benazir Bhutto, thousands of Pakistanis are seen mourning their former prime minister’s death in the streets of the cities of the country. Benazir Bhutto was the 11th Prime Minister of Pakistan and served two terms: 1988-1990 and 1993-1996. Bhutto went into exile … Continue reading

Benazir Bhutto
Niece Mourns Benazir Bhutto Following Her Assassination


In this interview with NDTV, former Prime Minister of Pakistan Benazir Bhutto is mourned by her niece, Fatima Bhutto, following Benazir’s assassination on December 27, 2007. Fatima describes how Benazir will have a lasting memory in Pakistan’s politics because she was the nation’s first female Prime Minister. Fatima reflects on how … Continue reading

Assassination of John F. Kennedy
[Text] Remembering JFK’s Assassination and His ‘Desired World’


Author: Lloyd Stableford “The whole thing seemed like a tremendous fairy tale, a fantasy, out of the realm of believability…” NOTE: I, Lloyd Stableford, was a senior at the College of William and Mary, pursuing political science as a major. The words that follow are the actual words I wrote … Continue reading

Apollo 11
The Famous News Anchor Speaks on Apollo 11 & JFK

The Famous News Anchor Speaks on Space and JFK Assassination

Iconic news reporter Walter Cronkite describes his involvement with NASA and the space program and discusses the emotional aspect of reporting major events, such as the assassination of President John F. Kennedy and the Apollo 11 moon landing.

Assassination of Archduke Franz Ferdinand of Austria
Assassination of Archduke Ferdinand of Austria


See amazing footage of the funeral of Archduke Ferdinand of Austria and his wife, Sophie. The couple was assassinated on June 28, 1914, which triggered the start of World War I. Earlier in the day, the couple had been attacked by Nedekjiko Cabrinovic, who had thrown a grenade at their … Continue reading

The Execution of the Tsar and His Family


Forensic anthropologist Anthony Falsetti travels to Russia in order to investigate what happened to Tsar Nicholas II of Russia and his family on July 17, 1918, the night of their execution by Bolshevik party members. Falsetti gains access to various documents and recorded testimonies of the executioners of the firing … Continue reading

Secrets of the Romanov Family


Greg King and Penny Wilson, co-authors of “The Fate of the Romanovs,” explain the way that Tsar Nicholas II of Russia and his family were depicted throughout his empire. According to the authors, the Tsar was known to live a “fairytale” lifestyle and was also seen as controlling. A play-by-play … Continue reading

The Mystery of the Missing Romanovs


Forensic anthropologist Anthony Falsetti, accompanied by the Pentagon’s leading forensic DNA expert, travels to Siberia, Russia in order to investigate bodies that have been unearthed. The bodies have the possibility of being the two children of Tsar Nicholas II of Russia–these two Romanov children were never discovered after the royal … Continue reading

Assassination of John F. Kennedy
Harry Truman’s Reaction to JFK’s Assassination

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Reporters ask former U.S. President Harry S. Truman how he feels about the assassination of John F. Kennedy on November 22, 1963. Truman’s response: “I was very much shocked and hurt when I heard. He was a good man, an able President and he did a good job. And it’s … Continue reading

Abraham Lincoln
[TEXT] Witnessing Lincoln on His Deathbed


“Intense grief was on every countenance when I replied that the President could survive but a short time. The colored people especially-and there were at this time more of them, perhaps, than of whites – were overwhelmed with grief.” Gideon Welles served under President Lincoln as Secretary of the Navy. … Continue reading