Jun 19,1953- Rosenbergs Executed
On this day in 1953, Julius and Ethel Rosenberg, who were convicted of conspiring to pass U.S. atomic secrets to the Soviets, are executed at Sing Sing Prison in Ossining, New York.
Fidel Castro, Cuba's leader of revolution, dies at 90 - BBC News
Fidel Castro, Cuba's former president and leader of the Communist revolution, has died aged 90, his brother Raul has announced. James Robbins looks back on his life. Please subscribe HERE http://bit....
Cuba's Fidel Castro, former president, dies aged 90
Fidel Castro, Cuba's former president and leader of the Communist revolution, has died aged 90.
Oct 9,1967-Che Guevara Is Executed
On this day in 1967, socialist revolutionary and guerilla leader Che Guevara, age 39, is killed by the Bolivian army.
Sept 18,1960-Fidel Castro’s Wild New York Visit
During a two-week visit to address the United Nations in New York, Cuban revolutionary Fidel Castro stole headlines and courted controversy.
August 21,1940-The Trotsky Assassination
Read about the tale of deceit, betrayal and a pickaxe-wielding secret agent behind Leon Trotsky’s assassination.
Cuba's Fidel Castro: Survivor turns 90
Fidel Castro has turned 90 after avoiding what Cuban officials say was more than 600 plots to kill him. Poison pills and an idea for a tainted dive suit all failed to bring him down.
Backlash in Cuba
Obama’s historic visit was a smash hit in Havana. Fidel Castro wasn’t going to take that lying down.
Conservatives Lose It After Obama Takes Photo In Front Of Che Guevara Mural
The conservative blogosphere had a collective melt down after President Barack Obama took a picture in front of a mural of Cuban revolutionary leader Che Guevara on Monday in Havana's Revolution Plaza...
Cuba: Pope Francis meets Fidel Castro after Havana mass
Pope Francis has met Cuba's former President, Fidel Castro, after celebrating mass in front of tens of thousands of people in Havana. The two men discussed world affairs and religion, in what the Vati...
The General Who Won WWII - You Never Guess How Stalin Rewarded Him
Georgy Zhukov was a Soviet career officer in the Red Army who, in the course of World War II, played the most pivotal role in leading the Red Army drive through much of Eastern Europe to liberate the ...
The Bay of Pigs Invasion
On the night of April 16th and 17th, 1961, 1,400 armed men on board a flotilla of small boats and landing-craft approached Bahía de Cochinos (Bay of Pigs) on the southern coast of Cuba. ‘Brigade 2506’...
Fidel Castro reacts to US-Cuba diplomatic thaw
Former Cuban leader Fidel Castro appears to have given tacit approval to recent moves by Cuba and the US to restore diplomatic relations.
Joseph Stalin - Stalin's Last Supper
Investigating Stalin's last supper and final night in a bid to determine just how he died. Was his bodyguard to blame? Fascinating documentary from the BBC T...
Vyacheslav Molotov - Who Killed Stalin
From the acclaimed BBC Timewatch team, this clip explores the fall from grace of Vyacheslav Molotov, presenting another motive and suspect in Stalin's death....
Che Guevara
Ernesto "Che" Guevara ([ˈtʃe ɣeˈβaɾa]; June 14, 1928 – October 9, 1967), commonly known as el Che or simply Che, was an Argentine Marxist revolutionary, physician, author, guerrilla leader, diplomat, ...
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Enver Hoxha
Enver Halil Hoxha ([ɛnˈvɛɾ ˈhɔdʒa]; 16 October 1908 – 11 April 1985) was the socialist leader of Albania from 1944 until his death in 1985, as the First Secretary of the Party of Labour...
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Michel Collon
Michel Collon is a Belgian writer, journalist, and historian.
Michel Collon started his career in the Belgian weekly Solidaire. He continued his work independently by writing books, making films a...
Vo Nguyen Giap
Võ Nguyên Giáp (25 August 1911 – 4 October 2013) was a General in the Vietnam People's Army and a politician. He first grew to prominence during World War II, where he served as the military leader of...
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Irving Kaufman
Irving Robert Kaufman (June 24, 1910 – February 1, 1992) was a federal judge in the United States. He is best remembered for imposing the controversial death sentences on Julius and Ethel Rosenberg.<...
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Molotov cocktail
A Molotov cocktail (Finnish: Polttopullo or Molotovin koktaili, Spanish: Cóctel mólotov, German: Molotowcocktail), also known as a petrol bomb, poor man's grenade, fire bomb (not to be con...
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Nelson Peery
Nelson Peery (born 1925) is an American political activist and author. Peery spent over 60 years in the revolutionary movement, and has been active in the Communist Party USA (CP-USA), the Provisiona...
Vyacheslav Molotov
Soviet Foreign Minister Vyacheslav Molotov visits Hitler in the Chancellery, November 1940. For more details about the Reich Chancellery, please visit http:/...
Mao Zedong
Mao Zedong (/ˈmaʊ zəˈdʊŋ, dzə-/), also transliterated as Mao Tse-tung and commonly referred to as Chairman Mao (December 26, 1893 – September 9, 1976), was a Chinese Communist revolutio...
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Oct 9,1967-Che Guevara Is Executed
On this day in 1967, socialist revolutionary and guerilla leader Che Guevara, age 39, is killed by the Bolivian army.
August 21,1940-The Trotsky Assassination
Read about the tale of deceit, betrayal and a pickaxe-wielding secret agent behind Leon Trotsky’s assassination.