Thought for the day

"Whether a man is a criminal or a public servant is purely a matter of perspective." -- Tom Robbins, Another Roadside Attraction

President Lyndon B. Johnson President John F. After Kennedy's assassination, he took the oath of office aboard Air Force One at Love Field in Dallas, Texas. Jackie is tickled in such a way that he is hiding the blood on his coat.

 

It's the perfect image that depicts the American pain of the time, the quick need for uninterrupted succession, and yet, in that relatively desperate moment, there is still a focus on the brightness and optics of how the whole thing is presented.

 

After the assassination of JFK, people around the world mourned and tried to come to terms with the death of John F. Kennedy. Many found solace in the fanatical Kennedy clan.

 

Led by the iconic and unwavering Jackie Kennedy following the family adage of "the Kennedys don't cry", people grieved for her because she and the Kennedy family refused to break up.

 

The US president has put in power 45 people who have been described as everything from great to low. He is known for the wars he fought, the laws he signed into law, and the scandals he brought to the Oval Office. These interesting photos show the US President looking cool and doing "non-presidential" things.

 

There have been 46 presidents (including the current one, Joe Biden, whose term began in 2021), and 45 other individuals have served as president.

 

On June 8, 1967, Israeli forces tried to sink a U.S. Navy ship, the USS Liberty, killing 34 American servicemen and wounding 174. 

According to former Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Admiral Thomas Moorer, “In attacking the USS Liberty, Israel committed acts of murder against American servicemen and an act of war against the United States…. Those men were then betrayed and left to die by our own government.” 

The story behind the famous photograph of two Armenian women with their rifles is complex and still mysterious. This photo was taken in 1895 during the genocide of the Hamidis, where thousands of Armenians from the Ottoman Empire were massacred.

 

The woman on the left has been identified as Eghispet Sultania, the other woman is yet to be identified. It is not confirmed whether they were real fighters or just posing for photos.

 

In 2005 Oxford University Press published Donald Bloxham's The Great Game of Genocide. Imperialism, Nationalism, and the Destruction of the Ottoman Armenians.

 

The book consisted of nine photographs printed on glossy paper. Eight photos were credited. is not one. It shows a man wearing a tie and a buttonless jacket standing in front of a circle of children and a clear adult holding something in his hand. The caption read: "A Turkish officer taunting starving Armenians with bread".

 

The picture is of Alice Seeley Harris, the man's name is Nasla. Here is a part of his account (from the book "Don't Call Me Lady: The Journey of Lady Alice Seeley Harris"): he had not made up his rubber quota for that day, so the Belgian-appointed overseer had his daughter beheaded. . hands and feet. His name was Baoli. She was five years old. Then they killed him. But they were not finished. Then they also killed his wife.