“In Event of Moon Disaster”, July 18, 1969.
White House speechwriter, William Safire, was asked to write a speech that President Nixon would make in case the Apollo 11 astronauts were stranded on the Moon.
It was never delivered, and this speech was quietly tucked away into Nixon’s records.
From - “American Originals” Treasures from the National Archives
Source: Nixon Library
The niece of the great Mongol leader, Kubla Khan, Princess Khutulun was described by Marco Polo as the greatest warrior in Khan’s army. She told her uncle she would marry any man who could wrestle her and win. If they lost they had to give her 100 horses.
She died unmarried with 10,000 horses.
I fukin love 14th century art art because everyone looks so shady and suspicious of ppl around them its AMAZING
or just like they know something u dont and oh my gdfuck i cant
I believe the highest point is reached in Simone Martini’s Annunciation
and the look of absolute hatred Mary and Gabriel exchange.
I forget that old cameras don’t always have to take formal pictures
I honestly think this is one of my favorite photo sets. This made me so happy.
I worked with Paul Newman on the movie Twilight (1998). When Joanne Woodward came on set, he put his arm around my shoulder and said to me, “Will you look at the ass on her?” That really struck me as an ideal relationship. I love the idea that a guy approaching 80 still loved his wife’s ass. — Liev Schreiber for Elle