Benazir Bhutto: "I fully understand the men behind Al Qaeda. They have tried to assassinate me twice before. The Pakistan Peoples Party and I represent everything they fear the most — moderation, democracy, equality for women, information, and technology. We represent the future of a modern Pakistan, a future that has no place in it for ignorance, intolerance, and terrorism." She was assassinated in 2007.
The Visionaires | John F. Kennedy "As we express our gratitude, we must never forget that the highest appreciation is not to utter words, but to live by them."
Tyrone Power (1914-1958) Lieut., U.S. Marine Corps, WW II. He was an established movie star when Pearl Harbor was bombed. Nevertheless he joined the Marines, became a pilot and flew supplies into, and wounded Marines out of, Iwo Jima and Okinawa. He returned to the states in Nov 1945 and was released from active duty in Jan 1946. He was promoted to captain in the reserves on May 8, 1951.
Muzzles for Women - 16th to 19th centuries. Used for some women thought to be incessant naggers or gossipers.
1300 Germany: Color-Coded World. In a successful warring King's House (red and purple pillars) the Queen shares joy and felicity (matching garb) with a young Duke (green), bestowing her Favour as the horn calls to battle. She is elevated and protected by the King (purple railing). Both are surrounded/supported by King's attendants (purple). Each is also encouraged by a spirited, perhaps irresponsible (red) companion who anticipates the best. Fool points to troubadour singing of courtly…
New York circa 1904. "The Ponies, Coney Island." 8x10 inch dry plate glass negative.
1905 bathing suit / Bademode im Wandel. That's a lotta look.
Rare photo of atom bomb split cloud found in Hiroshima
The recently found photograph (left) of the mushroom cloud after the atomic bombing of Hiroshima