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LISTEN: Reagan Calls Africans “Monkeys” in Long-Hidden Racist Conversation With Nixon Revealed

Listen to The Whole Conversation in which Reagan calls Africans “Monkeys” HERE >>>

In newly unearthed audio, the then–California governor disparaged African delegates to the United Nations.

The day after the United Nations voted to recognize the People’s Republic of China, then–California Governor Ronald Reagan phoned President Richard Nixon at the White House and vented his frustration at the delegates who had sided against the United States. “Last night, I tell you, to watch that thing on television as I did,” Reagan said. “Yeah,” Nixon interjected. Reagan forged ahead with his complaint: “To see those, those monkeys from those African countries—damn them, they’re still uncomfortable wearing shoes!” Nixon gave a huge laugh.

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WATCH: GIGANTIC dinosaur bone found in southwestern France

(WHDH) — Paleontologists in southwestern France recently uncovered a large dinosaur bone at an excavation site. The six-foot-long bone is believed to be the femur of a sauropod — a herbivorous dinosaur with a long neck and tail. Ronan Allain, a paleontologist at the National History Museum of Paris, said this was a major discovery because the bone was so well preserved.

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10 Destinations All History Lovers Must Visit

There’s nothing better than traveling someplace beautiful with a rich history. These 10 places are perfect for history lovers who want to learn more.

If you’re a fan of history, simply visiting museums isn’t always enough. You’ll get the most satisfaction out of seeing ruins from ancient and medieval times right in front of you, and visiting locations that were once hubs of life and activity in the past.

Stunning Photos Show Inside France’s Élysée Palace, the French presidential residence that’s larger than the White House and the Palace of Versailles

Though France is known for its decadent landmarks, the presidential mansion dwarfs many of the country’s other iconic sites in design and power.

The Élysée Palace, which is larger than the White House and the Palace of Versailles, has served as a lavish symbol of official power and diplomacy since 1873.

See inside the massive historic landmark that isn’t as easily accessible as the nearby Eiffel Tower or Arc de Triomphe.

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10 Beautiful And Historical Places You Should Plan An Entire Trip To Visit

When planning a trip, it isn’t unusual to make sure that you see as many attractions as possible, making sure not to miss any at all. Unfortunately, though, it doesn’t always work out that way. With so many beautiful and historical sites to see, it can be hard to choose which one to cut out.

Luckily for you, though, we have compiled a list of places that are so stunning that they are more than worth planning an entire trip to see. All of the items on this list are amazing pieces of architecture that have an equally amazing history. Something else they have in common? They are all absoluely worth visiting.

29 stunning photos show new UNESCO World Heritage sites across the planet

UNESCO’s World Heritage Committee met in Azerbaijan to add sites in the US, Canada, Iraq, the UK, Myanmar, Brazil, and beyond.

UNESCO has added 29 sites to its list of World Heritage sites around the world, from iconic American architecture, to an ancient city in Iraq, to some of the world’s most stunning natural areas.

Sites are recognized for their cultural or historic significance, and gain new protections once they are added to the list.

The World Heritage Committee announced the new sites at a meeting in Baku, Azerbaijan, this week. The list already included world-famous sites like the Grand Canyon and India’s Taj Mahal.

These are the 29 new sites that have just been added: Continue at Source: Stunning photos show the 29 new UNESCO World Heritage sites around the world