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Attorney General Elliott Richardson being sworn into office, 1973. He later resigned rather than follow Nixon’s order to fire the man investigating the President.

Attorney General Elliott Richardson being sworn into office, 1973. He later resigned rather than follow Nixon’s order to fire the man investigating the President.

Crowd Watches Apollo 11 Moon Landing at Kennedy Airport, NYC - July 20, 1969

Crowd Watches Apollo 11 Moon Landing at Kennedy Airport, NYC - July 20, 1969

On October 20, 1973, the Watergate scandal reached a crisis point when President Nixon fired Special Prosecutor Archibald Cox & abolished the office of the special prosecutor prompting the resignations of Attorney General Elliot Richardson & Deputy Attorney General William Ruckelshaus.  This became known as the Saturday Night Massacre. In this interview, the former Nixon Solicitor General Robert Bork, explains his own role in the Saturday Night Massacre.

On October 20, 1973, the Watergate scandal reached a crisis point when President Nixon fired Special Prosecutor Archibald Cox & abolished the office of the special prosecutor prompting the resignations of Attorney General Elliot Richardson & Deputy Attorney General William Ruckelshaus. This became known as the Saturday Night Massacre. In this interview, the former Nixon Solicitor General Robert Bork, explains his own role in the Saturday Night Massacre.

Once Upon a Time in War: Photo

Once Upon a Time in War: Photo

Thomas Jefferson:  My favorite Founding Father . . .

Thomas Jefferson: My favorite Founding Father . . .

Boruch Spiegel, in 1939 at the age of 19, who was one of the last surviving members of the Jewish resistance in the Warsaw Ghetto. Mr. Spiegel was on guard duty and gave the signal to attack the German army as they came liquidate the ghetto in April 1943. The ghetto residents antagonized the Nazis for 28 days. Mr. Spiegel escaped to safety and joined the Polish resistance. He died on May 7, 2013 at the age of 93.

Boruch Spiegel, in 1939 at the age of 19, who was one of the last surviving members of the Jewish resistance in the Warsaw Ghetto. Mr. Spiegel was on guard duty and gave the signal to attack the German army as they came liquidate the ghetto in April 1943. The ghetto residents antagonized the Nazis for 28 days. Mr. Spiegel escaped to safety and joined the Polish resistance. He died on May 7, 2013 at the age of 93.

King Zog of Albania ordered his consulates in Europe to issue visas to any Jews seeking escape and told his border police to let any Jewish refugees in without asking questions.  He personally intervened to save several Jewish families.

King Zog of Albania ordered his consulates in Europe to issue visas to any Jews seeking escape and told his border police to let any Jewish refugees in without asking questions. He personally intervened to save several Jewish families.

The three women pictured in this incredible photograph from 1885 -- Anandibai Joshi of India, Keiko Okami of Japan, and Sabat Islambouli of Syria -- each became the first licensed female doctors in their respective countries. The three were students at the Women’s Medical College of Pennsylvania; one of the only places in the world at the time where women could study medicine.

The three women pictured in this incredible photograph from 1885 -- Anandibai Joshi of India, Keiko Okami of Japan, and Sabat Islambouli of Syria -- each became the first licensed female doctors in their respective countries. The three were students at the Women’s Medical College of Pennsylvania; one of the only places in the world at the time where women could study medicine.

August 14, 1935:  President Franklin Roosevelt signs the Social Security Act “to provide for the general welfare by establishing a system of Federal old-age benefits, and by enabling the several States to make more adequate provision for aged persons, blind persons, dependent and crippled children, maternal and child welfare, public health, and the administration of their unemployment compensation laws.”

August 14, 1935

August 14, 1935: President Franklin Roosevelt signs the Social Security Act “to provide for the general welfare by establishing a system of Federal old-age benefits, and by enabling the several States to make more adequate provision for aged persons, blind persons, dependent and crippled children, maternal and child welfare, public health, and the administration of their unemployment compensation laws.”

Unveiling: Former First Lady Jacqueline Kennedy took John John and Caroline with her to accompany Queen Elizabeth when the memorial was dedi...

Tatiana Kennedy pays her respects at the British memorial to JFK

Unveiling: Former First Lady Jacqueline Kennedy took John John and Caroline with her to accompany Queen Elizabeth when the memorial was dedi...

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