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Friday, September 2, 2016
Historic Photography Quiz
At the instigation of the Soviet Union, the East German government begins the construction of the Berlin Wall. It is intended to prevent the exodus of thousands more East Germans fleeing the "workers paradise" to the West.
I am a not so recently retired social studies teacher and basketball coach. Still hunting birds though now with a camera instead of a gun.
Nature devotee, dog lover, birder, gardener and semi-retired all around outdoor adventure seeker.
Troutbirder II is my alter ego. He loves books and history and is an opponent of unnecessary, unplanned and unending "preemptive wars". A former moderate Republican, he spent the Bush II years gradually converting to "yellow dog" Democrat. He is now somewhat unhappy with the Democrats abandonment of unions and cozying up to Wall Street. This is promoting a gradual drift towards Democratic Socialism though he remain "flexible...