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This Week in History: RFK and a legacy of hope

1968 was a tumultuous year. As the Vietnam War escalated during the Tet Offensive in January and turned tragic at My Lai in March, violent protests over the war engulfed the United States. Student protests flared up in West Germany, Paris, Mexico and elsewhere across the world. Not soon after, Martin Luther King Jr. was […]


This Week in History: 6 March 1951 The Rosenberg Trials

On the 6 of March 1951 in New York the Trial of Ethel and Julius Rosenberg began. The charge? ‘Conspiracy to commit Espionage’. The act? The leaking of atomic weapon plans to the USSR. Though often considered treasonous, the fact that the USA and the USSR were on the same side in the Second World War, […]