Archive for the ‘History’ Category

“IWitness is an educational website [with] more than 1,500 full life histories, testimonies of survivors and witnesses to the Holocaust and other genocides…”

April 21, 2017

http://iwitness.usc.edu/SFI/

“[Napoleon] regularly upbraided doctors, most of whom he regarded as quacks.”

April 19, 2017

Roberts, Andrew. Napoleon: A Life (p. 136). Penguin Publishing Group. Kindle Edition.

“Although Napoleon liked and admired some individual lawyers, he utterly detested them en masse…”

April 18, 2017

Roberts, Andrew. Napoleon: A Life (p. 102). Penguin Publishing Group. Kindle Edition.

wsj: ‘The Falklands Play’ Review: The Iron Lady Goes to War A teleplay about the 1982 conflict was long shelved by the BBC on account of its overly sympathetic portrayal of Margaret Thatcher (Updated)

April 7, 2017

https://www.wsj.com/articles/the-falklands-play-review-the-iron-lady-goes-to-war-1491516054

Update (20170407)

S, this is available on Amazon Video free of additional charge for Amazon Prime members: https://www.amazon.com/Falklands-Play-James-Fox/dp/B00YS78SO6/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1491580338&sr=8-1&keywords=the+falklands+play.

wsj: No Justice in Argentina – – Former military are denied due process. Former terrorists roam free.

April 5, 2017

https://www.wsj.com/articles/no-justice-in-argentina-1491163699