Archive:

Day: November 16, 2016

Why were consumer goods important symbols of progress for both Nikita Khrushchev and Richard Nixon in the Kitchen Debate?

By: | Post date: November 16, 2016 | Comments: No Comments
Posted in categories: Countries

That is a very good question, Dan. I look forward to many more from you! I’m pleasantly surprised that you’ve asked me, but I’ll run with that. With Ambrose’s biography of Nixon as my guide. The Kitchen Debate was an impromptu kind of affair, that both Nixon and Khruschev had a blast doing. Nixon was […]

Has Ezra Pound’s poetry influenced any lyricists/songwriters in particular, or perhaps particular songs?

By: | Post date: November 16, 2016 | Comments: No Comments
Posted in categories: Culture

User, how do I repay you for your following me, and for your exquisite sensitivity with the English language? With a joke answer. TISM: a humorous band of the 80s–00s in Australia. Its membership overrepresented by English teacher types. They had a poem about Wilfred Owen, who at the time featured in the Year 12 […]

  • November 2016
    M T W T F S S
    « Oct   Dec »
     123456
    78910111213
    14151617181920
    21222324252627
    282930  
  • Subscribe to Blog via Email

    Join 290 other subscribers