cold war

  1. Anomaly

    Assassination of Robert F. Kennedy

    On June 5, 1968, Democratic Presidential candidate Robert F. Kennedy, younger brother of John F. Kennedy, was shot after a campaign rally held in the Ambassador Hotel in Los Angeles. The assassin, Sirhan Sirhan, was arrested but was later unable to recall the events of the murder. The case...
  2. Cosmos

    Assassination Attempt on Pope John Paul II

    On May 13, 1981, an assassination attempt on Pope John Paul II was made by Mehmet Ali Ağca in St. Peter's Square, Vatican City. The Pope was rushed to the Agostino Gemelli University Polyclinic to undergo emergency surgery and survived. Pope John Paul II was elected Pope following the death of...
  3. A Measure of Wheat

    J. Edgar Hoover's FBI

    On May 10, 1945, J. Edgar Hoover, who was instrumental in the founding of the United States Federal Bureau of Investigation, was appointed as its first director. Hoover remained the FBI's director until his death in 1972. Later in life and after his death, Hoover became a controversial figure as...
  4. Prophetess

    Project MKUltra

    The CIA, under the direction of Allen Dulles, launched its highly controversial mind-control program, Project MK Ultra, on April 13, 1953. The secretive program began after it was discovered that information about the infamous human experiments of Dr. Josef Mengele and other Nazi scientists had...