Peace after world wars --Notice-ing ACCORDS in addition to WARS

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I rec'd this notice from FOLD 3 as a teaser to subscribe. It brought to mind how much we work on Wars. I think we need something on PEACE ACCORDS, though they are usually a one time-one place occurrence they are the goals of wars, and very welcomed by the world. Could we have something because these men should be deemed NOTABLES and certainly their events should not be forgotten.

Maybe use a frees-pace profile, but only if it gives true visibility. Project tags and Surnames too, perhaps. Perhaps "PEACE NEGOTIATIONS AND NEGOTIATORS" is the right Tag.

Sincerely, earnestly, Roberta Burnett (Hilse-40)

what important event happened on January 27, 1973?


Signing of the Paris Peace Accords:
January 27, 1973

Save 25% on an Annual Membership Limited time. On January 27, 1973, representatives of North Vietnam, South Vietnam, the Provisional Revolutionary Government of South Vietnam (which included the Viet Cong), and the United States signed the Paris Peace Accords, leading to the end of the United States' active military engagement in the Vietnam War.

Though both secret and official peace talks, predominately between the United States and North Vietnam, had been taking place on and off since at least 1968, the breakthrough finally came in 1972. Up until that point, North Vietnam had insisted on an agreement that would ensure a new coalition government, and the U.S. had demanded the withdrawal of North Vietnamese troops from the south—both non-starters for the other side. But in 1972, the North Vietnamese signaled they would be willing to drop their demand for a coalition government, and the U.S agreed ...

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in Policy and Style by Anonymous Burnett G2G6 Mach 2 (27.5k points)
edited by Ellen Smith

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Paraphrasing an observation by philosopher-and author- Hannah Arendt, best known for "Eichmann in Jerusalem" which recorded the contemporary trial of a notorious Nazi:

"Men's lives are recorded by their Mortality, Women's lives are recorded by their Natality."

By which, I believe she meant- men's birthdates are obtained through dates of death and service in wartime. Woman's lives are noted for birth of children, and their presence in times of Accord.

Just contemplating...
by Dorothy Coakley G2G6 Pilot (173k points)

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