July 8 (UPI) -- On this date in history:. In 1776, the Declaration of Independence was read in public for the first time, to people gathered at Philadelphia's Independence Square. In 1835, the Liberty Bell cracked while being rung during the funeral of U.S. Supreme Court Chief Justice John Marshall...
Kim Yong-ju, youngest brother of North Korean dictator Kim Il-sung who mysteriously vanished for 18 years – obituary
Kim Yong-ju, who has died aged 100 or 101, was the youngest brother of North Korea’s founder and deified strongman Kim Il-sung and was seen as his likely successor until 1975, when he suddenly disappeared from public view; in 1993, just as suddenly, he resurfaced, to be appointed vice president.
Ignorance — just yesterday I was reminded by someone who wrote a letter that he would rather be with the extreme left, rather then the extreme right. Does this individual know that Stalin, Mao, Pol Pot, Hitler, Kim Il Sung were all of the extreme left? Total murders under these men, easily reached over a 100 million people. Have our schools failed us? Now let us ask, who on the extreme right does he not prefer? Perhaps Jefferson, Lincoln, Reagan?
Kim Il Sung’s transformation from guerilla fighter to brutal dictator in North Korea. How did he build the most controlled society on the planet?
May 26 (UPI) -- South Korean police raided the office of a book publisher that sold copies of former North Korean dictator Kim Il Sung's memoir -- a series of books available on the Internet for free. The Seoul Metropolitan Police Agency's investigative branch said Wednesday the office of the...