Tag: America

Old Photos: Kansas City 1936

Old Photos: Kansas City 1936

Previously: Kansas City 1938 (more and even more), 1945, 1954 Note: These photos are dated with the year 1936 on the archive pages, but some of them are used in the article “A Great Newspaper Builds a Great Art Museum” published in 1939. I have no way to tell when they were taken.

Old Photos: Anti-American

Old Photos: Anti-American

Soviet people were protesting and demonstrating on the regular basis but never against their own government. Well, that’s not exactly true. At least a few Soviet people tried to demonstrate and protest against their own government but in most cases were quickly swept up and ended up with lengthy prison sentences, forced psychiatric treatment or,…

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The West in The Soviet Caricature: Libya Edition

The West in The Soviet Caricature: Libya Edition

What I miss in the American foreign policy lately is the pizzaz; intricate covert plots; cleverly planned fully deniable coups; propaganda wars; spy-driven assassinations worthy of a Robert Ludlum novel; secret service dirty deals a la Iran Contra; mind-blowing, daring, underhanded activities that we usually expect from our multiple secret operations. Instead, we see mostly┬áham-handed,…

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Old Photos: American POW’s in Odessa, Ukraine

Old Photos: American POW’s in Odessa, Ukraine

While browsing through some old photos, this image caught my attention: The caption reads: Repatriation of Allied war prisoners. Allied war prisoners, freed by the Soviet troops head for the port of Odessa where a ship is ready to take them to their home countries. Photo by M.Ozersky. SIB photo service I was born and…

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