She didn't believe in the equality of the sexes. She believed in the superiority of women.
Did you know that, just three days after becoming Prime Minister, Winston Churchill gave his now-famous “I have nothing to offer but blood, toil, tears and sweat" speech.
With the benefit of time and perspective, it is clear that the financial crisis was far, far worse than I knew at the time. It destroyed wealth, families, communities, and, worst of all, social cohesion. It crushed the people who could least afford it.
Silicon Valley sits atop a foundation financed by the American military.
For a young man from Iowa or Baltimore, or a small town in Canada or Britain, this would have been his first look at the vaunted German war machine.
Warren Buffet's favorite line is: "Be fearful when others are greedy and greedy when others are fearful."
For the first time in human history, the economic base – and especially those hurt by an otherwise favorable trend – has real-time access to information that can increase its future earning potential dramatically.
On June 15, 1955, just before 7 am local time, New York City did something it rarely does. It shut down.The reason was a simulated Russian nuclear attack on Brooklyn, code-named Apple Jack.
He didn't have to deal with intercontinental missiles, nuclear weapons, and proliferating cyber threats.
In January 1942, German U-boats were so close to the American coast that Nazi commanders could see the lights from New York City’s mighty skyscrapers.
In the weeks leading up to Churchill’s 1940 memo on brevity, the Germans occupied Paris; De Gaulle formed an exile government; Hitler ordered the plans for an invasion of the United Kingdom; and the Battle of Britain.