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Martin Luther King Speech - Beyond Vietnam

Martin Luther King Speech - Beyond Vietnam Martin Luther King Speech Beyond VietnamNew York, N.Y.4 April 1967 Mr. Chairman, ladies and gentlemen, I need not pause to say how very delighted I am to be here tonight, and how very delighted I am to see you expressing your concern about the issues...

16 Incredible North American National Parks

16 Incredible North American National Parks

Do you ever dream of getting away for an exotic vacation, but feel constrained by obstacles such as cost, distance, the hassle of traveling with small children, or fun diseases like malaria? Well, you need not look any further than you can drive for the next “Most Amazing Vacation Ever!”...

100 Best Barack Obama Quotes

100 Best Barack Obama Quotes

Barack Hussein Obama II is the 44th and present President of the United States. Born on August 4, 1961 in Honolulu, Hawaii, to Ann Dunham and Barack Obama, Sr., Obama spent his childhood in Witchita, Kansas. Obama's parents separated when he was a toddler at the age of two, and later divorced....

10 Most Xenophobic Pieces of Anti-Japanese Wartime Propaganda

10 Most Xenophobic Pieces of Anti-Japanese Wartime Propaganda

Although there were relatively few attacks on North America during World War Two, the war was not an easy time for the United States. Even before it had begun, a large Nazi spy ring was found operating in the mainland; later when war was declared, hundreds of ships off the East Coast offered rich...

Are Americans Getting Their Money's Worth in Healthcare?

Are Americans Getting Their Money's Worth in Healthcare?

Money spent on healthcare in the U.S. exceeds that of any other nation while the condition of Americans' health seems to fall short of that in other developed nations.

50 Best Thomas Jefferson Quotes

50 Best Thomas Jefferson Quotes

Thomas Jefferson was the third President of the United States and one of the most influential Founding Fathers of America. Jefferson was born to an affluent family in 1743 in Albemarle County, Virginia and was educated at local schools led by ministers and pastors as a child. At the age of nine,...

Cancun Climate Change Summit 2010 Underway

Cancun Climate Change Summit 2010 Underway

Beginning November 29, 2010, United Nations representatives from 194 nations in Cancun, Mexico, have convened to discuss the issue of climate change. The Summit, formally known as the 16th session of the Conference of the Parties (COP 16) to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change...

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Celebrating the National Dog Day

We have a day to celebrate the presence of a lot of things in our lives: father’s day, mother’s day, friendship day, and whatnot. It is hilarious that we even have a National Dog Day to celebrate the fact that we have dogs. The National Dog Day is being celebrated all over the United States of...

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Nuclear Summit Begins in Washington, DC

The Nuclear Summit begins in Washinton, DC on Monday, April 12, 2010. Forty seven nations' leaders will convene at the Summit to discuss Nuclear Security in the wake of President Obama's latest plan. The focus of the Summit will be to formalize plans to keep nuclear weapons from terrorists. The...

42.0 Milestones in the History of Marijuana

42.0 Milestones in the History of Marijuana

People around the world have been smoking marijuana for thousands of years while also using the hemp plant for everything from fabric and rope to ethanol fuel. Unfortunately, somewhere along the way, a man with a bit of power and enough determination decided pot was wicked, evil and narcotic. He...