In 1969, shortly after formation of public television under a previous administration, president Richard Nixon proposed slashing its funding in half. Donald Trump is reportedly considering eliminating the U.S. Corporation for Public Broadcasting as part of his budget. The following is a poignant testimony by Mr. Rogers.
“How wonderful it is that nobody need wait a single moment before starting to improve the world.” – Anne Frank
Humans are terrible at numbers. You can easily see a difference between one apple and four apples, but what about 1000, 10000, 100000, etc? It becomes more and more difficult. To understand history and current events better, it is good to put numbers in perspective.
On this day 44 years ago, President Lyndon B. Johnson signed into law The Social Security Act. Socialized medicine is a scary combination of words to many people in the US. Many urge the president not to take this route, but they do like their Medicare. Moreover, many people don’t know all the nuances of the reform. Is it really socialized medicine? Is government-run system really bad? How the health reform will affect you? This is a brief list of some resources.
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Photographs documenting events of the 20th century in Korea and current daily life in the North.