Daily Archives: April 9, 2018

The Report on Race That Shook America

“In July 1967, when President Lyndon B. Johnson formed a commission to analyze the riots then engulfing several major American cities, the radical wing of the civil-rights movement eyed his appointees with grave skepticism. Not only did the 11-person commission … Continue reading

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‘Green Berets’ as Viewed by John Wayne – Renata Adler (June 20, 1968)

“‘The Green Berets’ is a film so unspeakable, so stupid, so rotten and false in every detail that it passes through being fun, through being funny, through being camp, through everything and becomes an invitation to grieve, not for our … Continue reading

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Bay of Pigs Invasion

Visually: Bay of Pigs Invasion “The Bay of Pigs Invasion (Spanish: Invasión de Playa Girón or Invasión de Bahía de Cochinos or Batalla de Girón) was a failed military invasion of Cuba undertaken by the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA)-sponsored paramilitary … Continue reading

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Mary Daly

“Mary Daly (October 16, 1928 – January 3, 2010) was an American radical feminist philosopher, academic, and theologian. Daly, who described herself as a ‘radical lesbian feminist’, taught at Jesuit-run Boston College for 33 years. Daly retired in 1999, after … Continue reading

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