Daily Archive: December 17, 2020

The view from Tokyo

December 1945 – Life In A Postwar Tokyo – Past Daily Reference Room.

December 1945 – Report from Don Bell, Mutual correspondent in Tokyo – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Once the War was declared over on both fronts, the painful process of rebuilding would take place. But as much as history has recorded the grand, sweeping efforts of changing political landscapes, as...

December 17, 1999 – Unfolding A Plot – Threats Of Carnage: Real And Disgruntled.

News on this December 17th in 1999 that, on the surface like another in a series of promised mayhem for the turn of the Century coming up. But we didn’t know at the time just how sinister this thing was going to go. The latest was the arrest of Ahmed...