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We posed a provocative question in our previous post, where we asked whether President Eisenhower acted lawfully when he sent federal troops into Little Rock in the fall of 1957. (See image below.) Although the president is the “commander in … Continue reading
One of the most dramatic moments in our nation’s history occurred in sleepy Little Rock, Arkansas in the fall of 1957, when President Dwight D. Eisenhower sent 1,000 U.S. Army paratroopers from the 101st Airborne Division to restore order at … Continue reading
Notice how one museum uses the word “reluctantly” to describe President Eisenhower’s historic decision to send soldiers from the 101st Airborne Division into Little Rock in the fall of 1957, while another museum uses the more pro-active verb “dispatch”. (Photo … Continue reading
Check out all of Max Roser’s weighted population maps here, via the website “Our World in Data”. (Hat tip: kottke.)