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    Zachary Kanin / New Yorker

    Zachary Kanin / New Yorker

     
  2. "I voted for you", Mao joked, "when your country was in havoc, during your last electoral campaign…I am comparatively happy when these people on the right came to power." "[T]hose on the right," Nixon acknowledged, "can do what those on the left talk about." When Kissinger suggested that those on the left might also oppose Nixon’s visit, Mao agreed: "Exactly that…In our country also there is a reactionary group which is opposed to our contact with you." The following exchange then took place:

    MAO: I think that, generally speaking, people like me sound a lot like big cannons. That is, things like “the whole world should unite and defeat imperialism, revisionism, and all reactionaries…”
    NIXON: Like me…
    MAO: But perhaps you as an individual may not be among those to be overthrown…{Kissinger} is also among those not to be overthrown personally. And if all of you are overthrown we wouldn’t have any more friends left.

    "History has brought us together," Nixon said, in bidding Mao farewell. "The question is whether we, with different philosophies, but both with feet on the ground, and having come from the people, can make a breakthrough that will serve not just China and America, but the whole world in the years ahead." "Your book," Mao responded, referring to Nixon’s pre-presidential memoir Six Crises, “is not a bad book.” John Lewis Gaddis - The Cold War.

     
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    Μουσείο Ηρακλείου

    Μουσείο Ηρακλείου

     
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    Βόνη, νομός Ηρακλείου, πανηγύρι Αγίας Μαρίνας 

    Βόνη, νομός Ηρακλείου, πανηγύρι Αγίας Μαρίνας 

     
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    Βόνη, νομός Ηρακλείου, πανηγύρι Αγίας Μαρίνας 

    Βόνη, νομός Ηρακλείου, πανηγύρι Αγίας Μαρίνας 

     
  9. Quintette de Hot Club de France (guitare, Django Reinhardt) - Echos de France (La marseillaise) (Claude Joseph Rouget de Lisle) // enregistre le 31/01/1946 au studio EMI, Londres.

    Stephane Grappelli, violon - Django Reinhardt, guitare solo, lead guitare - Jack Llewellyn, guitare - Allan Hodgkiss, guitare - Coleridge Goode, double bass

     
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    François GERARD - Napoléon Ier en costume de sacre [***]

    François GERARD - Napoléon Ier en costume de sacre [***]

     
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    Classics Illustrated #139 In the Reign of Terror Painted Cover Original Art (The Gilberton Company, Inc, 1957) / Sold for: $1,015.75 [***] / [***]

    Classics Illustrated #139 In the Reign of Terror Painted Cover Original Art (The Gilberton Company, Inc, 1957) / Sold for: $1,015.75 [***] / [***]

     
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    Joseph-Siffred (ou Siffrein) DUPLESSIS - Louis XVI , roi de France (1754-1793) [***]

    Joseph-Siffred (ou Siffrein) DUPLESSIS - Louis XVI , roi de France (1754-1793) [***]

     
  13. Habla Huracan Ramirez: “El Titulo Mundial es mi Meta”

    Habla Huracan Ramirez: “El Titulo Mundial es mi Meta”

     
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    Huracan Ramirez y la Monjita Negra (1972) // Original B&W photo / still from a 1972 Mexican lucha libre film / This movie starred Huracan Ramirez, Tere Velazquez, Pepe Romay and Titina Romay. [***]

    Huracan Ramirez y la Monjita Negra (1972) // Original B&W photo / still from a 1972 Mexican lucha libre film / This movie starred Huracan Ramirez, Tere Velazquez, Pepe Romay and Titina Romay. [***]

     
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    Batman (20th Century Fox, 1966). French Petite [***]

    Batman (20th Century Fox, 1966). French Petite [***]