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Daily Archive: September 3, 2018

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George Meany – Labor Day 1978 – Past Daily Reference Room

George Meany – AFofL-CIO President – Labor Day Message – 1978 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – A little background on George Meany if you aren’t already familiar: William George Meany (August 16, 1894 – January 10, 1980) was an American labor union leader for 57 years. He was the...

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September 3, 1987 – The Persian Gulf Tanker War – Reprisals and Tit-For-Tats

September 3, 1987 – CBS World News Roundup – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – September 3, 1987 – The Iran-Iraq War was heating up again – with Iraqis mounting reprisals against Iranian attacks on shipping. This day it was a Panamanian-registered tanker, hit and sunk by Iraqi missiles, killing two...