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Politics throughout history

Posted by Published on November 15, 2018

“Voters don’t decide issues, they decide who will decide issues” — George Will, Journalist   Our archive of exclusive footage clips is growing all the time so there is always something new to discover. We offer free research, so please contact us if you need help sourcing anything from the archive. In the meantime, why not take a look at some highlights below?   Politics – a word with multiple connotations…

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Friday, December 2nd of this year marked the 40th anniversary of Cuban revolutionary Fidel Castro first taking office as President of the Council of Ministers of Cuba (Cuba’s highest ranking official status). This month, Bridgeman Images takes a look back through our archive of images and clips of the infamous Cuban nationalist.  The Beginnings Fidel Alejandro Castro Ruz was born to a family of seven…

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As someone who buys more books than he will ever have time to read and as someone who shares his home with a librarian, I am used to being surrounded by large piles of methodically organised books. Nothing, however, could have ever prepared me for my first visit to the Frankfurt Book Fair twelve years ago and the seemingly endless halls filled with shelf after…

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Traditionally, Chinese political culture has used the arts to control behavior and thought. This practice did not stop once the People’s Republic of China was established. Mao Zedong launched The Cultural Revolution 50 years ago in May 1966. Propaganda posters became the ideal medium to propagate the ideology of the Chinese Communist Party. The Cultural Revolution is the name given to Mao’s attempt to reassert his beliefs…

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