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Fidel Castro Was An Upgrade Over Fulgencio Batista

Fidel Castro was a brutal dictator whose death means the last of the 20th-century strong men are now gone. Fidel Castro was also a revolutionary who was and will be revered by millions worldwide. These statements would seem to be in opposition to one another, yet both are true. To...

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Gerald Rudolph Ford Jr.: The 38th Retrospective

After escorting the Nixons to their helicopter on their way out of the White House, Gerald Ford would then walk back into the White House and take the oath of office. He walked into a house of turmoil. There was the still-pending criminal indictment of former President Nixon, an American public...

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Richard Milhouse Nixon: The 37th Retrospective

Richard Nixon had a tightrope to walk while campaigning for the presidency in 1968. He wanted to keep the Vietnam War going as to not give a diplomatic victory to Democrats, making him the architect of his own “October Surprise,” but he also had to placate a war weary nation....