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Ten Years after Your Deliberate Drowning Historical Context

Robin Behn
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Economics, Fashion, and Politics in the 1990s

The 1990s were a mixed bag of good news and bad, with many of the events of the 1990s mirroring those of the first four years in the twenty-first century. For instance, in the 1990s there was a president in the White House named Bush, who was forced to deal with the then-Iraqi-head-of-state Saddam Hussein. There was a Gulf War broadcast live on television. Trouble on Wall Street was also present in the 1990s and came in part through Mikel Milken, who pleaded guilty to securities fraud. And another Middle Eastern country, Iran, was also in the news in the form of the Iran-Contra affair, a political/military circumstance that left Oliver North facing charges for attempting to cover up details about the U.S. government selling guns to the Iranians in exchange for hostages, charges that were later overturned.

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