Sebastian Junger is a writer, journalist and movie maker. Sebastian’s first documentary, Restrepo (Available on Amazon: http://amzn.to/2seRX9h)
Tribe: On Homecoming and Belonging
“Decades before the American Revolution, Benjamin Franklin lamented that English settlers were constantly fleeing over to the Indians-but Indians almost never did the same. Tribal society has been exerting an almost gravitational pull on Westerners for hundreds of years, and the reason lies deep in our evolutionary past as a communal species. The most recent example of that attraction is combat veterans who come home to find themselves missing the incredibly intimate bonds of platoon life. The loss of closeness that comes at the end of deployment may explain the high rates of post-traumatic stress disorder suffered by military veterans today.” Tribe is available at Amazon : http://amzn.to/2sf4Akm
The Blitz of London
On September 7th, 1940 NAZI (National Socialists) Germany started bombing British cities with London being the main target.. The Blitz of London ended in May 1941. 43,000 civilians died during the Blitz.
Blitz Diary: Life Under Fire in World War II
“Firsthand accounts of the experiences of ordinary people during the Second World War Historian Carol Harris has collected a remarkable series of accounts from the war’s darkest days, with heartwarming stories of survival, perseverance, solidarity, and bravery, the preservation of which becomes increasingly important as the Blitz fades from living memory.”
On Amazon: http://amzn.to/2t6vZSa
“RESTREPO is a feature-length documentary that chronicles the deployment of a platoon of U.S. soldiers in Afghanistan’s Korengal Valley. The movie focuses on a remote 15-man outpost, “Restrepo,” named after a platoon medic who was killed in action. It was considered one of the most dangerous postings in the U.S. military. This is an entirely experiential film: the cameras never leave the valley; there are no interviews with generals or diplomats. The only goal is to make viewers feel as if they have just been through a 90-minute deployment. This is war, full stop. The conclusions are up to you.” Available on Amazon: http://amzn.to/2rMvMWk
Tim Hetherington 1970 - 2011
“On April 20, 2011, shortly after the release of his documentary “Restrepo,” photographer and filmmaker Tim Hetherington was killed by mortar fire in the city of Misrata, Libya. Those moments ended a brilliant ten-year career in which Hetherington not only covered such dramatic frontline stories, but also transcended to become one of the most important journalists of his generation.”
Documentary on Amazon: http://amzn.to/2sfa5jp
Financial Crisis of 2008
The corrupt US Government and terrible housing policy caused the sub-prime lending collapse. Then when it went to crap, the corrupt US Government bailed out their friends in the banks.
Hillary Clinton calls 30 Million Americans deplorable and beyond redemption. Her divisive politics and demonizing of anyone who disagrees with her is to blame for the division in America.
Flyod Mayweather is a pretty good boxer.
Lucy from Africa
Lucy was found by Donald Johanson in the Afar region of Ethiopia in Africa.
“Lucy is the common name of AL 288-1, several hundred pieces of bone fossils representing 40 percent of the skeleton of a female of the hominin species Australopithecus afarensis. In Ethiopia, the assembly is also known as Dinkinesh, which means “you are marvelous” in the Amharic language. Lucy was discovered in 1974 in Africa, near the village Hadar in the Awash Valley of the Afar Triangle in Ethiopia, by paleoanthropologist Donald Johanson of the Cleveland Museum of Natural History.” More from Wikipedia
Hell On Earth Documentary
‘Hell on Earth’ chronicles Syria’s descent into the unbridled chaos that allowed the rise of ISIS.
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