|NOV. 7: ON THIS DAY IN RADICAL HISTORY
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|Author:||Catherine [ Tue Nov 07, 2006 9:01 pm ]|
|Post subject:||NOV. 7: ON THIS DAY IN RADICAL HISTORY|
ON THIS DAY IN RADICAL HISTORY:
1919: "Palmer's Reign of Terror" begins: 3,000 anarchists imprisoned without bail, Ellis Island in New York harbor.
1930: Fifty Brazilian communists executed after liberal revolution. Never trust those liberals.
1972: After nine tries, Congress finally passes War Powers legislation, over Pres. Nixon's veto. It limits President's power to commit armed forces to hostilities abroad without Congressional approval. It has been routinely ignored ever since.
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