“Allowing the Neoconservatives to brand humanitarian intervention as always their sort of project does a grave disservice to international law and institutions, and gives them credit that they do not deserve, for things in which they do not actually believe.” – Juan Cole
I love history. I think it’s particularly fascinating when you can almost imagine yourself in the past because a scene is presented so vividly, and nothing does that with more power than film or photos from a long-ago time.
- Movie made from a moving trolley in San Francisco, April 14, 1906, just 4 days before the great earthquake. Streetcars, private cars, pedestrians and cyclists are all sharing Market Street.
- Dunkurque (France): Filmed From A Tram, 1913: Filmed from a moving trolley in Dunkurque (Dunkirk), France.
- Rare Color Footage of  London Blitz Uncovered (Published by CBSNews.com, September 7, 2010 10:50 AM): CBS/AP) – Rare color film of Winston Churchill and of bomb damage inflicted on London during World War II has surfaced on the eve of the 70th anniversary of the Blitz. …
- Triangle Shirtwaist Factory Fire, March 25, 1911 (World News Network): Video and oral history of the tragedy. Heartbreaking and compelling. – Mike