For the first time in U.S. Kennedy, a Democratic senator of Massachusetts, and Richard M. Nixon, the vice president of the United States, met in a Chicago studio to discuss U.S. domestic matters. Kennedy emerged the apparent winner from this first of four televised debates, partly owing to his greater ease before the camera than Nixon, who, unlike Kennedy, seemed nervous and declined to wear makeup.
AmerIcans Attack Canada 1775The Americans believed that attacking Canada would be easy. They expected that the French Canadians would welcome them as liberators. Instead the attack on Canada did not go well and it was one the largest American setbacks of the war... When Benedict Arnold first asked the Continental Congress to allow him to occupy Canada but the Congress at first restrained him.
Shark IISchooner Shark—a Confederate blockade runner captured by Union steamer, South Carolina, off Galveston Tex., on 4 July 1861—was renamed George W. Rodgers (q.v.) soon after she was taken over by the Navy on 5 September 1863.
Raiding Party, 1st/8th (Irish) Battalion, King& 39;s Liverpool Regiment, 18 April 1916Here we see a raiding party from the 1st/8th (Irish) Battalion, King& 39;s Liverpool Regiment, taken on 18 April 1916. The party is wearing rather varied gear, including two German spiked helmets. Note the trench club at the far left.