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September 23, 1967 – Vietnam: Saving It By Destroying It – Sniper Fire In Aurora – Fighting Over Mao.

Subscribers can get this download for free: Become a Patron! Waking up to the news this morning in 1967 had much to do with the endless war of attrition in Vietnam. The ongoing battle, mounting casualties and airstrikes near the Marine outpost at Con Thien. The theory being to destroy...

Hurricane Danny 0

August 15, 1985 – Danny Arrives – Canada Recalls An Ambassador – General Foods Recalls Liederkranz.

Become a Patron! August 15, 1985 – Hurricane Danny made landfall. With 90 mile an hour winds, Danny slammed midway between Lake Charles and Lafayette Louisiana. 30,000 people had been evacuated from offshore drilling rigs and towns as far south as Galveston Texas. The strong winds and heavy rains knocked...

Chernobyl Trial - July 1987 0

July 28, 1987 – Trial At Chernobyl – Meese At Iran-Contra – Mines In The Persian Gulf.

  Become a Patron! July 28, 1987 – The nuclear power plant disaster at Chernobyl was still in the news. This time the trial, where half a dozen Soviet nuclear officials were on trial, and prepared to pay heavily for the 1986 disaster which was blamed for 31 deaths and...

Seattle Earthquake - 2001 0

February 28, 2001 – Seattle Gets The Shakes – The Hoof And Mouth Dilemma In France – Alan Greenspan And The Pall Of Doom

February 28, 2001 – CBS World News Roundup – NPR News – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – February 28, 2001 – Big news if you lived in Seattle this day – an earthquake measuring 6.8 rattled through the Northwest cutting a wide swath of destruction, particularly in Downtown Seattle, the...