Monthly Archives: April 2012

Colonel William Barret Travis letter to the People of Texas ( Battle of the Alamo ) February 24, 1836

  (first page)  (second page) Colonel William Barrett Travis Letter to the People of Texas during the Siege of the Alamo February 24, 1836 (text) Commandancy of the Alamo—— Bejar Fby. 24th 1836 To the People of Texas & all … Continue reading

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Beatles – 1st Appearance, Ed Sullivan Show (1964)

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Atlantis – NASA’s Last Shuttle Launch (July 8, 2011)

My family and I were present to view this historic and emotional event from the shores of Titusville, Florida. It was a privilege to be there with my 11 year old daughter on that warm and humid morning.      

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Whitney Houston sings the National Anthem at Super Bowl XXV

Great Performance of our National Anthem by Whitney Houston at Super Bowl XXV. In the background, our country was at war in the Gulf after Iraqi forces under Saddam Hussein invaded their oil-rich neighbor of Kuwait. My bestfriend, Steven Jesse … Continue reading

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Kennedy Assassination (Zapruder film) 1963

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Lee Harvey Oswald Assassination (1963) video clip

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Charleston Dance, 1920’s (video)

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