"To achieve 'social values more noble than mere monetary profit,' to
'keep the money changers permanently out of the temple of our
civilization'...would be to transform America."
"Here is a lost cause no longer lost, but come to triumphant success, and if the pioneers of that cause are looking down upon this scene, there will be rejoicing in heaven on the fourth day of March."
Twenty very little men are defendants in a very big trial.
Wall Street crashes; thousands of people are wiped out, but the
worst is yet to come.
LBJ responds to national anger and sends a voting rights bill to Congress. It's a good one, but long overdue.
A soldier's button says "We Shall Overkill." In Vietnam, it speaks the truth.
In just 180 days, FDR has managed to completely transform the office of the presidency.
As the rout of Saigon showed, when it came to Vietnam our "best and the brightest" were, more accurately, the worst and the dumbest.
The Nation says that Pinkerton's mercenary police force is "the greatest disgrace that has befallen the United States." That was putting it mildly.
The delegates may be there to discuss peace, but the cold war is in full bloom at the UN's San Francisco Conference.