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This Day in History In 1533, England's Archbishop declared the marriage of King Henry VIII to Anne Boleyn valid. In 1937, Neville Chamberlain became prime minister of Britain. In 1985, David Jacobsen, director of the American University Hospital in Beirut...
Appeasement never works as response

...their cause. One only has to look for the answer to this situation, or do we want to revisit the 1938 scene of Neville Chamberlain disembarking from his plane to declare "peace in our time." No, the world learned only too late that as any...
This Day in History the Munich Agreement allowing Nazi annexation of Czechoslovakia's Sudetenland, British Prime Minister Neville Chamberlain praised the accord on his return home, saying, "I believe it is peace for our time." In 1964, an international...
This Day in History

...France. In 1933, the Nazis staged massive public book burnings in Germany. In 1940, British Prime Minister Neville Chamberlain resigned, and Winston Churchill formed a new government. In 1968, preliminary Vietnam peace talks began in Paris...
This Day in History

...Canterbury, Thomas Cranmer, declared the marriage of England's King Henry VIII to Anne Boleyn valid. In 1937, Neville Chamberlain became prime minister of England. In 2002, NATO declared Russia a limited partner in the Western alliance. President...
American forces will leave Afghanistan a better place

...sudden withdrawal from Afghanistan would be certain not to achieve either peace or justice there. Britain's Neville Chamberlain though he was obtaining "peace in our time" when he ceded the Sudetenland to Adolf Hitler's Third Reich. While...
Naive Neville, Juneau's left

In light of current events, it appears that the Juneau left would absolutely adore Neville Chamberlain if he was around today, including the prime minister's assurances, in a 1938 letter to King George, "... I have a 'hunch...
This Day in History

...imprisonment. In the world In 1938, Anthony Eden resigned as British foreign secretary following Prime Minister Neville Chamberlain's decision to negotiate with Italian dictator Benito Mussolini. In 1962, astronaut John Glenn became the first...
Opinion: What ever happened to thoughtful conservatives?

...appeasement toward terrorists. Bush evoked the memory of Neville Chamberlain, the British prime minister whose attempted appeasement...Matthews kept asking him to explain the sins of Neville Chamberlain and he kept crying, "appeasement! appeasement...


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