Sacco and Vanzetti are being tried for highway robbery and murder, but the real charge is radicalism.
Now that the US has exploded its first hydrogen bomb, a negotiated peace with the Soviet Union is more important than ever.
The state of Massachusetts committed murder when it put Sacco and Vanzetti to death, and the whole world knows it.
Before a nationally televised audience, attorney Joseph Welch utters the seven words that stick a pin in McCarthy's balloon: "Have you no sense of decency, sir?"
President Truman extends the Monroe Doctrine to cover the entire globe.
Woodrow Wilson ran for reelection in 1916 on the slogan "He Kept Us Out of War"—for three years, anyway.
Socialist eastern Europe stands to be left out in the cold under the Marshall Plan.
Like a veteran door-to-door salesman, Ronald Reagan is a huckster, only instead of vacuum cleaners, he peddles fear--so successfully that he is now president of the United States.