This 1987 Phil Donahue interview of Donald Trump reveals the product of President Ronald Reagan’s supply side economic policies. The divide between the rich and poor expanded under Reagan tax cuts, which benefited the business class, which Donald Trump is a part of. Gentrification was rapidly changing New York and Donald Trump was a leader […]Read more "Donald Trump Interviewed by Phil Donahue (1987)"
This footage above shows a Parthe film of Dakar the capital Senegal. This was filmed during the Leopold Senghor presidency. The footage shows the National Assembly and the University of Dakar . What is also seen is citizens walking the streets and tourists taking photographs. The Dakar of the 21st century is much bigger and […]Read more "Dakar, Senegal in The 1970s"
Technology has changed industry, but it is often forgotten how it transforms culture. This Time Magazine cover from 1984 discusses the growing popularity of VCRs. On the corner of the magazine shows Desmond Tutu cleric and theologian who was one of the leaders of the anti-apartheid movement. Prior to its invention there was no way […]Read more "Time Magazine VCR Cover (1984)"
Jacob Zuma Was Removed From Office It was once thought that President Jacob Zuma was untouchable. However, he was resigned from office in 2018 under allegations of fraud in association with the Gupta family. The former president has to face criminal charges for misuse of government funds. There have been allegations over the years, […]Read more "Most Significant Events of 2018"
Photographs can be a visual collection of memories. They hold a sentimental and cherished value. For the perspective of an artist, photography shows the world and life in an entirely different dimension. It is capturing something that the would not be easily observed or understood at the specific moment of an event. Many only focus […]Read more "Photography As Historical Documentation"
The Mismeasure of Man is a monograph that challenges the concept of biological determinism and the pseudoscience behind the concept of heritable as well as quantifiable IQ. Stephen Jay Gould was a paleontologist, evolutionary biologist, and a historian of science. Gould uses his knowledge of biology to not only discredit false beliefs, but explains his […]Read more "The Mismeasure of Man by Stephen Jay Gould"
At the time, the US was 37 hours into Operation Desert Storm. President Bush claims he wanted to minimize casualties, but the reality was that Iraqi civilians were not safe under coalition bombing. Iraqi’s inavsion of Kuwait was induced by slant oil drilling and economic disputes between the two countries. President Bush reveals that he […]Read more "George H.W. Bush Press Conference On Day Three Of The Gulf War (1991)"