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U.S. Huey helicopter spraying Agent Orange over Vietnam. CREDIT: U.S. Army via <a href="">Wikipedia</a> (Public domain)

MAR 1, 1975 Article

Environmental War

"Harnessing weather as a means of warfare would at one time have seemed unthinkable, a grotesque variation on chemical and biological warfare. But 'weather war' ...

Tottenham Court Road, London, 1927. Via <a href="">Wikimedia</a>

JUL 15, 1974 Article

Reinhold Niebuhr's Personal Reflections on Britain, 1920s-1940s

In this piece, unpublished during his lifetime, the great theologian Reinhold Niebuhr reminisces about significant British personalities he knew well, in particular Sir Stafford Cripps, ...

MAY 1, 1974 Article

An Ambassador's Reflections on a Bloodbath

Everyone knows of the 1994 genocide in Rwanda, when Hutus massacred Tutsis. But few have heard of the 1972 genocide in neighboring Burundi, when Tutsis slaughtered 80,000-210,000 ...

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JAN 1, 1972 Article

Languages of Murder: William Calley and Charles Manson

Peter Berger grapples with the most shocking U.S. crimes of the 1960s: the My Lai massacre and the Manson murders. While it would be ...

Hoa Lo prison (the "Hanoi Hilton"). CREDIT: <a href="">mattjkelley</a>

APR 29, 1970 Article

Mission to Hanoi, 1968

In February 1968, peace activist Father Daniel Berrigan and historian Howard Zinn flew to Hanoi to obtain the release of three American prisoners of war. Here ...

President John F. Kennedy, <a href="">Cecil Stoughton, White House</a>. Pope John XXIII, via <a href="">Wikipedia</a>

JAN 8, 1970 Article

The Year that was 1963

"Nineteen sixty-three has proved a turbulent and a humbling year....The deaths of two men did most to remind us sharply of the kind of ...

JAN 7, 1970 Article

Farewell Magic; Farewell Myth

This May 1961 editorial in Worldview magazine was in response to the disastrous Bay of Pigs Invasion of Cuba, which took place on April 17, 1961, just a ...

Sit-down strike after being refused service at a F.W. Woolworth luncheon counter, Greensboro, N.C., February 2, 1960. </br> CREDIT: <a href="">Library of Congress</a>

JAN 7, 1970 Article

America's Minority Problems

In 1960, the editors of WORLDVIEW Magazine argued that the freedom and democracy that United States leaders were espousing abroad during the Cold War were not ...

Hawaiian Government Officials, 1959-1962. CREDIT: <a href="">Hawaii State Archives.</a> <br> When Hawaii was granted statehood in 1959 "...the population of the Hawaiian Islands [was] only twenty-five percent 'white.' The majority of its population [was] native Hawaiian, Chinese and Japanese."

JAN 6, 1970 Article

The Problem of Race

1959 may not seem like a landmark year for the Civil Rights movement. It is sandwiched between the 1957 desegregation of Central High School in Little Rock, ...

Eleanor Roosevelt and the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. <a href="">National Archives</a>.

JAN 5, 1970 Article

"In Your Hands: A Guide for Community Action"

"America's advances depend on every citizen. From now until the Declaration's tenth anniversary on December 10, 1958, you will want to study and discuss the Declaration, examine ...