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Camp David’s Unique Role in American History

Camp David’s Unique Role in American History

It was American involvement in the Second World War which led to the selection of the site known to the world as Camp David as a presidential retreat. President Hoover had established a rustic camp in Virginia during his administration, purchasing it with his own money and donating it to the government, but the camp …

Cannabis: A Lost History (FULL DOCUMENTARY)

In 2012, after 75 years of prohibition, Colorado and Washington state legalized recreational marijuana, with other states slowly but surely following suit. But long before prohibition, Long before the united states, even, Cannabis had been established as an integral part of human civilization. From it’s depiction in the cave paintings of Japan To it’s usage …

Martha “The Mouth” Mitchell Makes an Enemy of Nixon (feat. Vanessa Bayer) – Drunk History

Martha “The Mouth” Mitchell Makes an Enemy of Nixon (feat. Vanessa Bayer) – Drunk History

– [laughs] Hello. I’m John Early, and today… [laughs] – You don’t have to whisper. – Hello. I’m John Early, and, uh, today we’re gonna learn about Martha Mitchell. – [laughs] – Martha the Mouth. – [laughs]– It’s the late ’60s. It’s the early ’70s.Martha Mitchell is the hottest gossip around D.C., okay?She was married …

History vs. Richard Nixon – Alex Gendler

History vs. Richard Nixon – Alex Gendler

The presidency of the United States of America is often said to be one of the most powerful positions in the world. But of all the U.S. presidents accused of misusing that power, only one has left office as a result. Does Richard Nixon deserve to be remembered for more than the scandal that ended …