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File Under: Best Bib And Tucker – March 8, 1947

Click on the link here for Audio Player: News for March 8, 1947 As a more-or-less companion to my post yesterday, which featured news from March 7th as presented by Radio Moscow, here is the U.S. take on the Foreign Ministers Conference, which was about to get underway in Moscow....

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Filibusters, Hot-Potatoes And A Word From Uncle Joe – March 6, 1948

Click  on the link here for Audio Player: News for March 6, 1948 Truly an International news day for this March 6th in 1948. Starting with Domestic issues in the form of a readied filibuster on the parts of Dixiecrats over proposed Civil Rights legislation coming from President Truman. Seems...

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A GOP Hissy-Fit – February 26, 1996

Click on the link here for Audio Player: News for February 26, 1996 It was Primary season, this February in 1996. And the news for this February 26th was the campaign of Senator Bob Dole was in big trouble, financially. And with the upcoming Arizona Primary slated for the following...

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Not In The Frying Pan, For A Change – The Sino-Vietnam War – February 25, 1979

Click on the link here for Audio Player: The World This Week – Feb. 25, 1979 With grossly inflated casualty and capture claims coming from both sides, the war between China and Vietnam was heating up, this week in February, 1979. And with clucks of “this could be the start...

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The Wolf At The Front Door Looking Like The Family Pet – February 14, 1975

Click on the link here for Audio Player: News for February 14, 1975 News for this Valentine’s Day in 1975 was anything but heart-warming. It was all about the Recession. It was about unemployment and it was about bleak economic figures. And those figures were just not getting any better....

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Sharon Takes The Rap – February 8, 1983

Click on the link here for Audio Player: News for Feb. 8, 1983 At the end of a week of heated debate, on this February 8th in 1983, it was determined by an Israeli government commission that Defense Minister Ariel Sharon and others in the Israeli cabinet were guilty of...

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Asaf Avidan – In Session At Le Mouv’, Paris – Nights At The Roundtable: Rock Without Borders Edition.

Click on the link here for Audio Player: Asaf Avidan – in Session at Le Mouv – Jan. 28, 2013 Over to Paris tonight for a studio session/concert by Israeli singer-songwriter Asaf Avidan and his band The Mojos, recorded this past January 28th by Le Mouv’, the rock channel of...

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Economy In Nosedive – February 1, 1975

Click on the link here for Audio Player: News for Week ending February 1, 1975 Somehow, it always winds up being about the Economy. This first day of February in 1975 was all about the Budget and President Ford‘s proposal for Fiscal Year 1976. It was also about unemployment figures,...

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Nassar’s Egypt – January 1957 – Past Daily Reference Room

Click on the link here for Audio Player: CBS Radio – Update- Nasser’s Egypt – Jan. 1957 1956 and 1957 were pivotal years for the emergence of Egypt as a power to be reckoned with in the Middle East. Since the rise of Gamal Abdul Nassar in 1952, Egypt came...

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Postcards From Tehran – January 25, 1979

Click on the link here for Audio Player: News for Jan. 25, 1979 With no end in sight and protests continuing and becoming more violent, the situation in Iran on this day in 1979 was anything but resolved. The Pro and Anti-Shah factions were battling it out in the streets...