So probably everyone knows that Bill Clinton plays the saxophone, but do you know that Nixon is a piano player? Here's a clip of him playing his own composition (Nixon Piano Concerto #1) in 1963.
Now, something from 1946: a documentary about the atomic bomb test in the Bikini Atoll on July 8, 1946.
The scary sight of the mushroom cloud is strangely contrasted with the upbeat and cheerful background music!
In 2003, US fighter jet mistakenly fired on a UK vehicle on the ground. For years, both US and UK government denied the existence of a cockpit video of this friendly fire tragedy, until it showed up on YouTube and on VideoSift.
"Welcome to North Korea, leave everything you know behind."
BBC This World 2004 documentary about North Korea called "Access to Evil" provides a (frightful) glimpse to the strange and dangerous life in the Hermit Kingdom.
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Let's end on a funny note:
In 1990, a Conservative Party member Bill Galbraith sparked a scandal when he called a fellow Tory John Taylor a "bloody n*gger". When reporters showed up on his doorstep, Galbraith decided not to face the cameras but out came his wife, who defended him in a very funny way.
By the way, it's nice to see that VideoSift, named best video aggregator site by PC World, continues to grow fast. In January, the website had a record month for participation and traffic. So, congrats, Sifters!
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