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Deep Freeze – July 25, 1978

Click on the Link:News for July 25, 1978 Not an earth shattering day in history, this July 25, 1978, but a painfully familiar one in the 70’s. Worsening diplomatic relations with the Soviet Union. The State Department announced it was putting a hold on all high level visits to Moscow...

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Character In Politics And Public Office – 1975 – Past Daily Reference Room

Click on the Link: NPR – National Town Meeting – Character In Politics – Nov. 5, 1975 A little over a year after the Watergate debacle and exactly a year before the 1976 Presidential elections, the whole question of character in our public and political figures was raised. Just what...

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July 23, 1947 – Postwar Europe – A Delicate Madness –

Click on the Link: News for July 23, 1947 News for this July 23rd in 1947 had to do with the delicate balance being struck throughout postwar Europe, and fears the unity was falling apart. The Big Three Conference was underway with discussions regarding the proposed Marshall Plan and the...

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The Temptations – 1970 – Nights At The Roundtable

Click on the Link: The Temptations – Ball Of Confusion – 1970 Forty-two years ago The Temptations summed it all up with Ball Of Confusion. Forty-two years later, they’re still summing it up. The ball of confusion stays the same. Turn it up and dig the words.

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America: The Vision And The Violence – 1969 – Past Daily Reference Room

Click on the Link: Second Sunday – America: The Vision and The Violence – 1969 With the news beginning this morning, and the updated reports concerning the shootings at a movie theater in Aurora Colorado throughout the day, I’m reminded of how all-too-familiar this seems. How it has repeated over...