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The JFK Files : The Murder of a President – The Fifth Estate

[ ♪♪ ]>>It appears as though something has happened in the motorcade route. Something, I repeat, has happened in the motorcade route.>>Bob: It was over half a century ago, but for so many it seems like only yesterday.>>From Dallas, Texas, the flash apparently official, President Kennedy died at 1pm Central Standard Time.>>Bob: And for 54 …

The Middle East’s cold war, explained

The Middle East’s cold war, explained

The Middle East is one of the most complex regions in the world: Currently there are 4 failing states and 3 wars, with major powers increasingly taking opposite sides. Countless armed militias and terrorist groups are spreading violence across borders. The region has seen conflict after conflict going back well into the 20th century. But …

History vs. Che Guevara – Alex Gendler

History vs. Che Guevara – Alex Gendler

His face is recognized all over the world. The young medical student who became a revolutionary icon. But was Che Guevara a heroic champion of the poor or a ruthless warlord who left a legacy of repression? Order, order. Hey, where have I seen that guy before? Ahem, your Honor, this is Ernesto Che Guevara. …

The Dark Side of the Web

The Dark Side of the Web

As the internet continued to grow in the mid-to-late 1990s it would come to transform society on a global scale. The biggest change came in the form of instant communication. As long as you had an internet connection you could talk to anyone on earth, assuming, of course, they were also connected to the internet. …

FBI vs CIA – How Do They Compare?

FBI vs CIA – How Do They Compare?

You may not know the ins and outs of these two American agencies, but there is little doubt you haven’t spent a significant amount of time enthralled by their actions, whether that is through the news media, documentary film, or regular old Hollywood films. Both are, to some extent, shrouded in mystery; both can be …