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Vegas, a bad toupeé and a side of homophobia: “Diamonds Are Forever,” Bond in Context, Part 7.

One of the strangest-ever Bond films has a complicated history, and the background of the time in which it was made is fascinating.

By |2018-10-11T20:30:44-07:00October 11th, 2018|History, Movies|0 Comments

“Those who hate you don’t win”: Richard Nixon and the end of an American tragedy. [video]

41 years ago today, President Richard Nixon resigned as a result of the Watergate scandal. On the anniversary two years ago I ran this article, [...]

By |2015-08-09T11:39:58-07:00August 9th, 2015|History|0 Comments

Judgment from on high? The strange stories of Richard Nixon’s aerial assailants.

One guy buzzed the White House in a stolen helicopter. Five days later another tried to hijack a plane to crash into it. Who were these odd people?

By |2015-02-17T20:30:12-08:00February 17th, 2015|History|0 Comments