Through ancient propaganda and by immortalizing some of his greatest achievements, Ramses the Great became revered as one of the most powerful rulers of Ancient Egypt. Even to do this day he credited for making Egypt one of the most powerful nations of the ancient world.
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The Maya - their soaring pyramids, monumental cities and mythical mastery of astronomy and mathematics have captured our imaginations and spurred generations of explorers into the jungles of Central America on a quest to understand them. Lost World of the Maya surveys their dramatic rise to prominence in the 'pre-classic era' of the Maya as well as new evidence of the collapse of their civilization in the 800-900's AD. Our panel will discuss one of the top stories of the year - the growing impact of social media on our thinking and political discourse. Panelists are Seth Berenzweig - Founding and managing partner of Berenzweig Leonard, Tom Westgarth - Consultant at Oxford Insights, Liz Miller - VP and Principal Analyst, Constellation Research - a Silicon Valley analyst firm and Andrew Selepak - Program Coordinator of the Master of Arts in Mass Communication Program with a specialization in Social Media at the University of Florida. Booker Prize - winning author Salman Rushdie joins Morning Joe to discuss his new MasterClass on the art and craft of storytelling. Aired on 12/29/2020. In the aftermath of the murder of nuclear scientist Mohsen Fakrizadeh, anti-American and anti-Israeli protests have erupted in Tehran. The Iranian government believes Israel was behind the attack, and President Trump, who has a tumultuous relationship with Iran, has not commented.