June

Over one million march in Havana

The Cuban capital awoke at the crack of dawn, June 12, with more than one million people marching on the embassies of Spain and Italy in condemnation of the recent European Union (EU) diplomatic sanctions against Cuba.

June 19, 1953: The murder of the Rosenbergs

Think back to the political climate of the early 1950s: Senator Joseph McCarthy on the prowl. Alger Hiss convicted of “losing China.” Eleven leaders of the Communist Party convicted of “conspiracy to teach and advocate the violent overthrow of the United States.”

Bush faces heat on Iraq lies

With evidence mounting that George W. Bush and top administration officials lied to the American people to justify the Iraq war, the smell of Watergate, Iran-contra and other scandals is starting to waft over the Bush White House.