Tag archive for ‘World War II’
By The Dispatch On Thursday, September 29th, 2016

The History of Stock Trading: Where It All Began

Although the concept of trading debts and government securities can be traced as far back as 12th century France, the fact of the matter is that the stock markets as we now know them are relatively modern. Whether More...

By Brandon Jones On Thursday, August 11th, 2016

First trailer: Christopher Nolan’s ‘Dunkirk’ is tense and thrilling

Christopher Nolan is following up 2014’s Interstellar with Dunkirk, a 1940 World War II thriller set during the Dunkirk evacuation of British forces from Northern France which is one of the brightest and darkest More...

By The Dispatch On Tuesday, August 9th, 2016

Tim Kaine talks jobs in Daytona Beach, full speech transcript

August 3 in Daytona Beach, Vice Presidential nominee Senator Tim Kaine toured a jobs training kitchen at Daytona State College and held a rally where he touted his and Hillary Clinton’s “100-Day Jobs Plan,” More...

By Brandon Jones On Wednesday, July 13th, 2016

Hillary Clinton says Trump threatens democracy, is dangerous and promotes anti-Semitism

During a speech at the Old State House in Springfield, Illinois on Wednesday—the site of Abraham Lincoln’s “House Divided” speech—Hillary Clinton addressed the challenges we face as a nation—including More...

By The Dispatch On Thursday, June 23rd, 2016

Paul Coleman warns Europe of ‘hate speech’ laws in ‘Censored,’ set to repeat history

ADF International officially launched the second edition of Paul Coleman’s book Censored: How European “Hate Speech” Laws Are Threatening Freedom of Speech, published by Kairos Publications. The book was presented More...

By Brandon Jones On Wednesday, June 22nd, 2016

As Japanese and South Korean Relations Thaw North Korea Seeks To Increase Tensions

The threat that North Korea poses as it intensifies its nuclear and ballistic missile development has become a unifying element for Japan and South Korea. The two East Asian countries will link up with the United More...

By Guest Author On Thursday, June 9th, 2016

Five Famous Older Athletes

When you think of a famous athlete, all too often your mind pictures a youngster just starting their sporting career. Be it Olympians winning medals while still in puberty, or professional athletes receiving huge More...

By State of the Nation On Monday, June 6th, 2016

Remembering the Battle of Normandy

“Operation Overlord” a continuation of “Operation Neptune” where over 150,000 Allied troops storm Normandy beach. The battle for Normandy continued for more than two months, with campaigns More...

By Guest Author On Friday, May 27th, 2016

The Modern Family in the 21st Century

The modern family has seen a major shift not only in demographic, but makeup over the last several decades. Everything is a reflection of the world we live in. From the expansion of social media and the internal More...

By The Dispatch On Monday, March 28th, 2016

Dwight Eisenhower Quotes

UPDATED in honor of the anniversary of President Eisenhower’s passing on March 28, 1969. In 1943: Eisenhower told one that he could not imagine wanting to be considered for any political job “from dogcatcher More...

By The Dispatch On Monday, March 14th, 2016

‘The GI Film Festival Cinematic Salute to the Troops’ coming to theaters April 7

Fathom Events, in partnership with GI Film Group, presents “The GI Film Festival Cinematic Salute to the Troops” on Thursday, April 7, 2016 at 7:00 p.m. local time. The GI Film Festival, hailed by Bloomberg More...

By Guest Author On Thursday, January 28th, 2016

Gene Klein reflects on Holocaust, life as refugee

Gene Klein (with his daughter Jill Klein, PhD, author of We Got the Water: Tracing My Family’s Path Through the Holocaust) The journey of a refugee is never forgotten. The sense of danger just behind, of hope More...

By Zach Jones On Thursday, January 14th, 2016

‘Agent Carter’ season 2: Zero Matter, Dominic Cooper returns and more details emerge

As the season two premiere of Agent Carter nears, fans got an early look at episode three, Better Angels, which features the return of Dominic Cooper’s Howard Stark. Agent Carter is about to take fans back More...

By Stephen Nevets On Friday, January 1st, 2016

Mark Rylance, Kenneth Branagh cast in Christopher Nolan’s World War II drama, ‘Dunkirk’

Director Christopher Nolan will be back in 2017 with a World War II drama and now the film is shaping up, adding some big names: Tom Hardy, Kenneth Branagh, and Mark Rylance. Variety broke the news of the Nolan More...

By Guest Author On Friday, January 1st, 2016
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Canada to Accept 10,000 Syrian Refugees

Canada is forging ahead with its plan to resettle 10,000 Syrian refugees before the year is over. Canada’s resettlement plan originally called for some 25,000 refugees to be relocated, but the deadline for this More...

By Butter Bracco On Monday, December 7th, 2015

Rutgers celebrates Paul Robeson week, a WWII communist who hated the US

Rutgers University recently dedicated an entire week to celebrate Paul Robeson, a disgraced communist who spoke out vehemently against the U.S. government during the post-WWII era, even says that those who oppose More...

By Zach Jones On Friday, November 6th, 2015

Daniel Craig talks James Bond, Monica Bellucci in ‘Spectre’ and role models

Most fans feel Daniel Craig is the best actor to play James Bond since Sean Connery, but the two also share a disdain for playing the popular spy with Connery famously stating “I have always hated that damned More...

By Brandon Jones On Thursday, October 29th, 2015
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‘Bridge of Spies’ Review: Spielberg delivers Cold War drama, great look at East Germany split

During Oscar talk, expect Bridge of Spies to be on the list of Best Pictures with some consideration for Best Director, Best Actor and other categories. That said, Tom Hanks and Spielberg deliver a great film, but More...

By Stephen Nevets On Friday, September 25th, 2015
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New ‘Agent Carter’ season 2 poster stars Hayley Atwell in classic form

Marvel and ABC have released an awesome new teaser poster for the highly anticipated second season of Agent Carter starring Hayley Atwell. This comes about a month ahead of the New York Comic Con. Filming already More...

By Laura Jones On Friday, September 25th, 2015

Pope Francis: abolish the death penalty, help Syrian refugees, redistribute your wealth, talks climate change

Transcript via TIME: Our world is facing a refugee crisis of a magnitude not seen since the Second World War. This presents us with great challenges and many hard decisions. On this continent, too, thousands of More...

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