Dynamic Directory - March 28, 2017

Revised Stories in the past 30 days

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Industrializing the Soviet Union
Industrializing the Soviet Union

When Stalin was leader of the Soviet Union, he implemented an industrialization program which transformed the USSR.

Beginnings of Revolution in Russia
Beginnings of Revolution in Russia

At the beginning of 1917, the Russian city ofSt.

The Lorax
The Lorax

Read Across America with "The Lorax," and Happy Birthday Dr. Seuss! This favorite story promotes caring for the environment and the Earth's natural resources.

Nixon and the Watergate Scandal
Nixon and the Watergate Scandal

This photo depicts the Watergate Complex. Burglars, looking for negative information from the Democratic National Committee, broke into the DNC office, at Watergate.

Earth Day - Now and Then
Earth Day - Now and Then

How did Earth Day start? When was the first Earth Day? How did it become a global phenomenon? Take a look at Earth Day, then and now.

How to Insult Like Shakespeare
How to Insult Like Shakespeare

Shakespeare, who died 400 years ago, was a master with words, including insults. Let's examine some of his most-biting.

George and the Dragon - Middle Ages
George and the Dragon - Middle Ages

England's National Day features St. George, the Dragon Slayer, who is the patron saint of many countries, including England. What is the story behind this famous legend?

Watergate and the Unindicted Co-Conspirator
Watergate and the Unindicted Co-Conspirator

President Nixon always said he didn't know about a massive cover-up, but then a ''smoking gun'' tape was released. It led to the President's resignation.

Selma-to-Montgomery: Bloody Sunday
Selma-to-Montgomery: Bloody Sunday

It started on 7 March 1965 when a civil rights march, from Selma to Montgomery, turns violent. MLK gets involved and leads the second attempt (on 9 March 1965). It wasn't until a Court Order was entered that the marchers could continue.

Abraham Lincoln
Abraham Lincoln

Abraham Lincoln is known, among other things, as "The Compassionate President."

Ides of March - "Julius Caesar"
Ides of March - "Julius Caesar"

It's the Ides of March, and Julius Caesar receives a warning from the shadows. See an animated version of Shakespeare's famous play.

Oliver Tambo
Oliver Tambo

Nelson Mandela met his friend and future law partner at the University College of Fort Hare.

Ofuna - Inside a POW Prison Cell
Ofuna - Inside a POW Prison Cell

After the war was over, and Ofuna prisoners were rescued by Allied forces, outsiders were able to view where the POWs had lived.

Unbroken - Ofuna Prison Guard Called The Quack
Unbroken - Ofuna Prison Guard Called The Quack

The Quack - a prison guard at Ofuna - seemed to take great pleasure in harming Allied prisoners of war.

Obersalzberg - Eagle's Nest
Obersalzberg - Eagle's Nest

Near the salt mines of Berchtesgaden is a mountain retreat called Obersalzberg ("above the salt mountain").

Occupied France - Jewish Women Wear Star of David
Occupied France - Jewish Women Wear Star of David

This photograph depicts two Jewish women, in Paris, wearing the yellow Star of David.

North Versus South in Missouri - Battle of Monroe
North Versus South in Missouri - Battle of Monroe

This drawing, depicting the Battle of Monroe, is from the August 17, 1861 issue of Harper's Weekly.

Nikolai Getman - Artistic Work
Nikolai Getman - Artistic Work

When Nikolai Getman was 28 years old, he boarded a ship at Vanino.

Nicodemus and Joseph
Nicodemus and Joseph

Rogier van der Weyden created this work, entitled "Deposition" (also known as "Descent from the Cross"), circa 1435.

Under the Tuscan Sun
Under the Tuscan Sun

Under the Tuscan Sun is a movie about the life of recently divorced writer, Frances Mayes, who moves to Tuscany.

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