Earth Day Special: America's last frontier, the 3.4 million square nautical miles surrounding our shores, was designated an "Exclusive Economic Zone" by Reagan in '83. A look at what happens when you zone the ocean.
The Democratic Convention is heading to Chicago in August and you can be sure that the media is going to have a replay field-day comparing 1996 to the disastrous 1968 convention when anti-war protesters faced the wrath of Mayor Daley's riot police, and Hubert Humphry realized the Vietnam war was now his albatross to wear. But when the Republicans show up in San Diego, who's going to recall the 1972 convention disaster that almost was? Or remember how the Nixon administration's flirtation with the far-right advanced the cause of terrorism.