Boris Yeltsin and the Brazilian Soap Opera

Boris Yeltsin was determined that Russia should continue its path to democracy in the 1996 general elections. Continue Reading

Jimmy Carter’s Stolen Manuscript

The 1980 US Presidential election was set to be a forgone conclusion with veteran politician and incumbent Jimmy Carter facing off against the little known Ronald Reagan. Reagan was not at all known for his politics, he was a B-movie actor and a newcomer to the game. Continue Reading

Getting Egg on Your Face

John Prescott was the Deputy Prime Minister of the United Kingdom in Tony Blair’s Labour Government. In 2001, he was on the campaign trail and was hit in the face by an egg that was thrown at him in Rhyl, North Wales. Continue Reading