Line(s) of the Day #TheWestWing

The West Wing

You know one of the things that happens when I stay away too long is that you forget that you don’t have the power to fix everything. You have a big brain, and a good heart and an ego the size of Montana. You do, Jed. You don’t have the power to fix everything. But I do like watching you try.

Abbey Bartlett (Stockard Channing) in the superlative political TV drama The West Wing (1999 – 2006). During its seven year run, it told of the President of the United States and his group of White House staffers’ issues when running the country.

Line(s) of the Day #WoodrowWilson

Woodrow Wilson looking serious

If you want to make enemies, try to change something.

Former US President Woodrow Wilson (1856 – 1924), who served from 1913 – 1921. His many successes include winning a Nobel Peace Prize in 1919, for his sponsorship of the League of Nations.

Line(s) of the Day #Goodfellas

Henry Hill

Ever since I can remember I always wanted to be a gangster. To me that was better than being president of the United States. To be a gangster was to own the world.

Henry Hill (Ray Liotta) in the highly acclaimed biopic Goodfellas (1990), directed by Martin Scorcese.

Film Quizzes: Vietnam

That very controversial American President Richard Nixon once said: “No event in American history is more misunderstood than the Vietnam War. It was misreported then, and it is mis-remembered now.” However you feel about the war itself, and what it represented, it has been fascinatingly portrayed on the big screen. See how well you can do at working out the six films below.

Film Quizzes - Vietnam Film 1 (1970s)

Film Quizzes - Vietnam Film 2 (1970s)

Film Quizzes - Vietnam Film 3 (1980s)

Good morning ,Vietnam 1988 Barry Levinson Robin Williams (1980s)

Film Quizzes - Vietnam Film 5 (1980s)

Film Quizzes - Vietnam Film 6 (2000+)

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