Atomic Bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki
The ‘Living Hell’ From the Nagasaki Atomic Bomb

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In August of 1945, the United States dropped atomic bombs on the cities of Nagasaki and Hiroshima. Toyomi Hashimoto, a survivor of this tragedy, remembers it vividly. Hashimoto was 21-years old at the time and a mother to one son, and pregnant with another. She recalls the hectic and terrifying … Continue reading

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

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

Adolf Hitler
Colleagues of Hitler Call Him ‘A Genius of Evil’

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A few Germans who knew Adolf Hitler discuss his methods, affects on humanity and his personality. One describes Hitler as a meteor because he suddenly struck, and then was suddenly gone, taking with him the entire German nation in his doom. A different German involved in Hitler’s army talks about … Continue reading

Adolf Hitler
A German Veteran’s View of Hitler

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Manfred Gelersen, a German soldier who fought during World War II for the Germans on Hitler: “Hitler was from the devil!” Gelersen comments on Hitler’s political agenda and the series of events that unfolded within the country that allowed Hitler to rise to power so quickly. He talks about the … 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

Walter Cronkite
Lessons Learned from Woodstock


Walter Cronkite, Richard O’Brien and John Laurence of the CBS News team cover the first ever Woodstock Music Festival as it finishes up on Monday August 18, 1969 on a dairy farm in White Lake, New York. O’Brien gives a live newscast directly from the scene of the festival as … Continue reading

Charles Prince of Wales
The Prince of Wales Talks Children, Tabloids & Divorce

The Prince of Wales Talks Children, Tabloids and Divorce

Charles, Prince of Wales, discusses his children, the tabloids and his collapsed marriage with Princess Diana. Prince Charles first talks about how he wants his children to learn the important lesson of sensitivity to others and treating others the way that they would like to be treated. He then goes … Continue reading

Mao Zedong
Escalating Events of the Cultural Revolution

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The Cultural Revolution in China began in 1966 under Chairman Mao Zedong and didn’t end until 1976 with his death. During this time, people were beginning to shift from a communist society to a free market, capitalistic society and Zedong felt like this was going to ruin China. This video … Continue reading