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July 2, 2004 – The Death Of Marlon Brando – A Positive Spin On Disappointing Job Numbers – 40 Million On The Road For The Fourth

July 2, 2004 – Word from Los Angeles that the legendary Marlon Brando had died early in the morning sent shock waves throughout the entertainment world. Long considered one of the greatest actors of his generation, Brando had been in failing health in recent years. Known for his iconic roles...

American Agriculture - 1949 0

A Question Of Resources And A Bold New Program – America’s Ability To Feed Itself And The World – 1949 – Past Daily Reference Room

NBC Radio – University Of Chicago Roundtable – Natural Resources, President Truman’s Bold New Plan – February 13, 1949 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – In his inaugural address of 1949, President Harry S. Truman called for a “bold new program”, to be known as Point Four, as part of...

Lights Back on In London 0

April 2, 1949 – When The Lights Went Back On In London – Past Daily Reference Room

BBC World Service – London Letter – March 23, 1949 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – April 2, 1949 was a significant day if you were a Londoner. Difficult to imagine, but London had been under black-out/dim-out conditions since September 1939 – almost ten years, almost five since the war...

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...