Of all the pieces of legislation that came about to help dig America out of the Great Depression, none had a greater impact than the Social Security Act. This single piece of legislation and subsequent amendments expanding the eligible number of recipients dramatically rewrote the social compact between the federal government and the citizens it governs.
America has her share of legitimate federal holidays. We rightfully celebrate our first President's birthday, a civil rights icon, our independence, soldiers who fought and died for our country, and even sprinkle in a couple blatantly religious holidays to boot. However, there is one holiday we as a nation should seriously reconsider if we are going to be honest about our true history.
World War 2 News & Opinion Articles
|Fri Apr 18, 2014 | america.aljazeera.com|
The GI Bill, passed in 1944, has played an important role in building the American middle class by giving millions of v...
World War 2 Videos
|George Takei Remembers Hiroshima|
|Thu Aug 14, 2014|
George Takei continues his visit to Hiroshima, Japan. After paying his respects at the Hiroshima Peace Memorial Museum, George journeys to the Radiation Effects Research Foundation whe...
|'Manhattan' a Ratings Hit for WGN|
|Fri Aug 01, 2014|
A period drama spinning around the military personnel, scientists and their families living in Los Alamos, New Mexico, in the 1940's, "Manhattan" tells the stories of the men and women...
|George S. Patton - General of the US Army|
|Wed Apr 02, 2014|
It is the life story of a soldier who lived for action and glory and reached the heights in serving his country: General George S. Patton, whose Third Army swept across the continent o...
|Mini BIO - Winston Churchill|
|Tue Oct 16, 2012|
Watch a video biography about the Prime Minister's life, military service, and defense against Adolf Hitler during the Battle of Britain.
|Hagee Says Holocaust Remarks Misinterpreted|
|Fri May 23, 2008|
PlusHagee Says Holocaust Remarks MisinterpretedHagee Says Holocaust Remarks MisinterpretedThe Associated PressFollowing a media firestorm over a 1990's audio recording of Rev. John Hag...
|Franklin Delano Roosevelt|
|Wed Mar 19, 2008|
Franklin Delano Roosevelt giving the Pearl Harbor Address - "a date that will live in infamy"
|Wed Mar 21, 2007|
Charles Lindbergh's speech to the America First Committee on September 11, 1941 (same day as the ground-breaking ceremony for the Pentagon). Hidden history r...