Chief Joseph Medicine Crow-High Bird, last link to the 19th century

A National Treasure: Joe Medicine Crow, PhD., war chief, historian, and the last link to the Battle of Little Big Horn. He lived on the Crow Reservation in Lodge Grass, Montana, until his death on April 3, 2016. Epic:  World War II veteran, he had always gone into battle wearing war paint beneath his military uniform… Read More Chief Joseph Medicine Crow-High Bird, last link to the 19th century

November 22 remembered

20 November 1962 President Kennedy points to a reporter at a news conference. Creator: Photograph by Abbie Rowe, National Park Service, in the John F. Kennedy Presidential Library and Museum, Boston. Copyright:Public Domain Lt. (jg) John F. Kennedy aboard the PT-109 in the South Pacific, 1943. Photograph in the John F. Kennedy Presidential Library and Museum,…

November 22 remembered was originally published on It Matters

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The question of the mass settlement of Jews in Palestine, 1945

Is it ever really about people? For me?  Yes.  This is a sensitive topic that I hesitate to post about.  This is a personal perspective of an event in history, not a statement of sympathy for one group over another.  That is reserved for face to face conversations.  Not a blog. I am curious, but… Read More The question of the mass settlement of Jews in Palestine, 1945

Gojira

“Godzilla does not feel emotion…Godzilla is emotion” I imagine that you find this ridiculous.  Far from it.  This documentary from the BBC begins with the birth of the Godzilla phenomenon as an embodiment of the collective  anxiety, helplessness and rage of the Japanese people after WWII.  As they fell prey to the American atomic program in… Read More Gojira