Daily Archive: July 26, 2017

Civil Rights in 1957

Civil Rights And The View From Capitol Hill – June, 1957 – Past Daily Reference Room

Civil Rights Legislation For 1957 – American Forum – NBC Radio – June 9, 1957 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Civil Rights. A subject bubbling under the radar around Capitol Hill for quite some time. In the 1940s, President Truman enacted legislation to integrate the Armed Forces, which were...

Secretary of Defense Harold Brown. Korea troop withdrawal talks.

July 26, 1977 – A Conundrum Called Korea – U.S. Troop Withdrawal Proposal For Seoul

July 26, 1977 – 40 years ago today, it started with news from Korea. Talks in Seoul on the projected withdrawal of 33,000 U.S. ground troops from South Korea ended this day on an upbeat note. A basic agreement on the specifics of the move; 6,000 troops to leave by...