Tag Archives: USSR

“Until Death Do Us Part”

The Rosenbergs’ Execution (June 19, 1953) So why didn’t Julius save Ethel? The FBI was right: he had recruited spies, so he could easily have given names and probably saved her life, and very possibly his own, too. “Dad’s unwillingness … Continue reading

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The First Human Being in Outer Space

Yuri Gagarin (March 9, 1934 – March 27, 1968) Sixty years ago today, this man broke the bounds of earth and flew once around the globe. But he was destined to die seven years later in a fatal plane crash, … Continue reading

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I Knew There Must Have Been More to This…

Scandal (1989) At the time of the Profumo Affair, as it is known, the idea that a ‘call girl’ could be sleeping with a government minister under Harold Macmillan and associating with a Soviet consular official at the same time … Continue reading

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