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Andrew Leonard: Lyndon Johnson's Tea Party
Published in Salon Magazine, July 28, 2010
I've been reading "Nixonland," Rick Perlstein's illuminating history of how the U.S. fractured into red and blue. Here's an excerpt covering the midterm elections of 1966, just two years after Lyndon Johnson's enormous landslide victory over Barry Goldwater see more
"On that winter day in 1973, a large group of armed American Indians reclaimed Wounded Knee in the name of the Lakota Nation. For the first time in many decades, those Oglala Sioux ruled themselves, free from government intervention . . ." for further reading see Seige at Woundd Knee
Bury My Heart at Wounded Knee
Movie based on the Wounded Knee Massacre in 1890
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On November 19, 2009, the 146th anniversary of the Gettysburg Address, a life-size statue of the 16th President of the United States was unveiled. The funds for the project were donated by Robert H. Smith, Philanthropist. The bronze statue was sculpted by Ivan Schwartz, who founded & directs Studio EIS in Brooklyn, New York.
At 3 p.m. eastern standard time, please stop what you are doing and remember why we have Memorial Day. For more information, please see the following link National Moment of Remembrance.