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These episodes mark the divergence in approach between disobedience and more active and violent protest in the civil rights movement.
For all the benefits and horrors brought on by Freeman's trans-orbital lobotomy procedure, it was really the introduction of the broad-effect psychotropic drug Thorazine (that essentially produced the same effect on the mind as lobotomy) that led to its disfavor.
Always doubting the Warren Commission's findings, Lyndon Johnson initially believed that either certain South Vietnamese officials or Fidel Castro operatives had been behind the assassination.
Arriving at King's College (now Columbia University), Hamilton organized the first truly American military battalion in 1773.
This second installment focuses on the Frontline approach and concentrates on the actions and policies of the modern church.
This first installment follows the American Experience approach of detailing the history and establishment of the church.
Within a month, the counter-culture of the "Summer of Love" had given way to a large influx of runaways, criminals , drug addicts, medically disabled people, and gawking spectators - a situation that led to a collapse of human and economic resources.
Long before the Temple's move to South America, Jones tested his followers by asking them to drink fruit punch that he later falsely proclaimed to be poison.
In Guyana, 909 people died - over 90% of the Temple members residing there.
Despite the fact that much of the swampy area would eventually be below sea level, the importance of the Mississippi River made the site of New Orleans practically necessary to build on.
Government-funded biological weapons research was not ended in the United States until the Nixon administration in 1969.
Over one and a half million tons of food and supplies were delivered to the people of Berlin during the operation.
Before word spread about gold, California was so unpopulated and miners so scarce that individuals found pounds of gold just by looking in the rubble along stream banks.
These episodes cover the increased involvement of northern organizers, the Voting Rights Act, and the march from Selma to Montgomery (Alabama).
These episodes cover the passive-resistance movement and public demonstrations, Martin Luther King's early involvement, and the increasing role of the Federal Government in the struggle between people and their local ordinances.
These episodes cover the background of the civil rights movement including African-American backlash against legal injustices and segregation. The first attempts to integrate southern schools and universities are examined.
According to his diary entries, Goebbels recognized the potential propoganda value of television as early as the mid 1930s - years before the new technology would be available to common citizens.
Initially, Oakley left "Buffalo Bill" Cody's "Wild West Show" because of jealousy over shooting ability between her, Cody, and female sharpshooter Lillian Smith. She later re-joined the operation and won greater accolades in a tour of continental Europe.
In a rare collaboration, oil companies and Alaskan Native Americans combined forces to press the government into expediting the construction of the pipeline. The Natives received allocations of millions of acres of land and over one billion dollars in compensatory payments and the petroleum businesses saved months of legislative gridlock.
In order to boost his immunity, Vetter was finally given a bone marrow transplant at the age of twelve, but traces of a dormant virus killed him two weeks after the procedure.
The son of an actor, O'Neill was born in a hotel room on Broadway.