Stan Lee Interview (1976)

This is a 1976 interview of Stan Lee ( 1922-2018) the comics publisher and artist who was responsible for the creation of popular Marvel superheroes  Spiderman, The Incredible Hulk, Fantastic Four, and many other comics characters that are a major part of American popular culture.  Lee in this interview discusses what elements made Marvel a […]

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The First Edition of Dracula (1897)

This is the first edition of the Gothic horror novel that would later become a major part of popular culture. Bram Stoker the Irish novelist never lived to see his creations become a financial success. Writing was never a profession that led to immense profits or economic security. Dracula has spawned numerous films and vampire related […]

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Henry Kissinger on The Soviet Union, US Military, and Nuclear Deterrence (1958)

Henry Kissinger political scientist, diplomat, and geopolitical consultant explains why US Military had to be reorganized. All out war with the Soviet Union would be perilous. Kissinger was against a policy of all out retaliation. Nuclear deterrence stopped in some respects the two superpowers from going to full scale total  war. Yet, this did not […]

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