Napoleon Bonaparte. Last words
In Soviet Union women participating in WWII were erased from history, remaining as the occasional anecdote of a female sniper or simply as medical staff or, at best, radio specialists. The word “front-line girl” (frontovichka) became a terrible insult, synonimous to “whore”. Hundreds thousand of girls who went to war to protect their homeland with their very lives, who came back injured or disabled, with medals for valor, had to hide it to protect themselves from public scorn.
Gary Gilmore (1940-1977) was convicted of two murders in Utah and later became famous for insisting his death sentence by firing squad be carried out. He was the first person executed in the U.S. after new death penalty laws were upheld by the U.S. Supreme Court. His famous last words were: 'Let’s do it!' A book was written about his crimes~ "Executioner's Song"
FREEDOM IS JUST ANOTHER WORD FOR NOTHING LEFT TO LOSE...IT AINT NOTHIN HONEY IF IT AINT FREE! -JANIS JOPLIN
Comedian George Carlin was arrested by Wisconsin police in July 1972 and charged with public indecency for violating obscenity laws by performing the routine 'Seven Words You Can Never Say on Television.' A Milwaukee judge later dismissed the charges against the 35-year-old comic.