Browsing: March 7

A Brief History On March 7, 1988, the President of the United States of America (U.S.) proclaimed March 1988 as “Women’s History Month.”  Over the course of the following decades, celebration of Women’s History Month have spread outside of North America to as far away as Australia and the United Kingdom.  Today, March 20, 2020, over thirty years after the U.S. presidential proclamation of 1988, various history themed YouTube Channels from around the world have joined together to present a collaborative playlist of videos concerning notable women in not just U.S. but world history. Digging Deeper To learn about these…

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A Brief History On March 7, 2020, the media is abuzz with whining and blaming about the fact that Senator Elizabeth Warren has dropped out of the race for the Democratic nomination for President.  Multiple sources cry about the “fact” that there are only men left in the Democratic race.  Not true!  Representative Tulsi Gabbard of Hawaii is often overlooked as being a woman in the race, and a woman with an ethnic background more than just White European.  Why is she being ignored?  She has participated in some debating and has earned at least 2 committed delegates so far…

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A Brief History On March 7, 1876, Alexander Graham Bell received a patent for his invention he called the “telephone.”  Far from the device people today cannot seem to drive a car or eat dinner without, the original model did not even have push buttons or an LCD screen!  No wonder people had a hard time adapting to the new technology.  For example, how does one answer a phone?  Invent something and a new problem is created.  Bell’s answer to answering the phone was to loudly state a brisk, “Ahoy, hoy!”  Really, no kidding.  The guy that invented the telephone…

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A Brief History On March 7, 2018, we again examine some of the “gun violence” epidemic claims and “gun control” issues facing the nation, especially in light of the recent school shooting in Parkland, Florida in which 17 people were killed at a local high school by a 19 year old ex-student. (See our article from March 7, 2016, Gun Control Rhetoric Gets Silly.) Rhetoric from the “gun grabbers” and the “gun nuts” (names the 2 opposing sides call each other) came hot and heavy, with the issue clouded by contradictory statements by President Trump. Further muddying the guns and…

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A Brief History On March 7, 2017, we at History and Headlines along with members of John Carroll University’s Paranormal Research Group were privileged to preview the major motion picture Kong: Skull Island.  Based on the monster from the 1933 film, King Kong and another re-imagining of the story on the lines of the 1976 and 2005 remakes, this one has a refreshing new twist to the story, let alone superior filming and special effects.  The movie works!  We had high expectations and were not disappointed! Digging Deeper The casting is superb, the acting is good, and the CGI special effects are…

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