Saturday, March 17, 2007

On March 17, ...

... 1968, clashes during a demonstration against the Vietnam War, held in front of the U.S. embassy in London, resulted in arrests of more than 200 persons
.... 1901, a Paris exhibition of paintings by Vincent van Gogh (1853-1890), among them images of ordinary women, children, and men, created a stir that secured the Dutchman a place in art's pantheon.

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