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Communist Party Of France

March 17, 1947 – Tight Lips And Empty Pockets – East-West Diplomacy – A Call To End Occupation

Supporting a little history never hurt anybody: Become a Patron! News for this St. Patrick’s Day (March 17) in 1947 had just about everything to do with the state of the World after War. The grumblings of East-West tensions and speculations over a rumored private meeting between Secretary of State...

Eisenhower with Press Sec. Hagarty - 1959

October 1, 1959 – Strikes – The Aftermath Of Gracie – Humiliation For The Dodgers – No Blatz n’ Pabst.

And patrons: Become a Patron! October 1, 1959 was no box of chocolates. Strikes were the big news. First was the ongoing Steel Strike, becoming the longest in history. President Eisenhower ordered everyone back to the bargaining table to keep trying for a resolution. And then, literally overnight, The Longshoremen...

Sen. Robert A. Taft - September 23, 1947

September 23, 1947 – Robert A. Taft Promotes Taft-Hartley – Past Daily Reference Room

Subscribers – you know the drill: Become a Patron! If Robert A. Taft was responsible for nothing else during his tenure on Capitol Hill, he would forever be known as the co-author of a piece of legislation that amended the Labor Relations Act of 1935 and did much to change...

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...

Striking Coal Miners

March 27, 1978 – The Coal Miners Strike – A Ceasefire In Lebanon – Storming The Narita Airport

March 27, 1978 – CBS World News Roundup – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – March 27, 1978 – The 16-week old Coal Miners strike was looking to be at an end – for the most part. Most of the Soft Coal Miners went back to work, their nationwide walkout at...

Jones and Piccard - Balloonists

March 20, 1999 – Jones And Piccard Break Balloon Flight Record – Flight Attendants Strike Averted – Peacekeepers Leave Kosovo.

March 20, 1993 – CBS Radio News On the Hour + President Clinton Weekly Radio address – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – March 20, 1993 – A day of celebrating – Balloonists Brian Jones and Bertrand Piccard broke the worlds record by flying a hot-air balloon around the world in...

Eastern Airlines Machinists strike - March 1989

March 5, 1989 – Eastern Airlines’ Picket Problem – Tower’s Confirmation Battle – Baker’s Viennese Waltz

March 5, 1989 – CBS Radio Hourly News – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – March 5, 1989 – Eastern Airlines was in the labor spotlight this day. The Machinists on strike were reported to be abiding by court orders and not set up picket lines at commuter railroads. Union officials...

British Elections: Prime Minister Clement Atlee

February 27, 1950 – Coal Strike: Week 3 – British Elections: Morning After – Incident At Tsingtao

February 27, 1950 – CBS Radio – Edward R. Murrow and The News – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – February 27, 1950 – Busy news day. Starting with news of the Coal Strike heading into its third week and its effects were snowballing across the country. Washington was making a...

Coal Strike - Day 79

February 22, 1978 – The 79 Day Old Coal Strike – Debating The Panama Canal Treaty – A Funeral In Cairo

February 22, 1978 – CBS World News Roundup – The World Tonight – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – February 22, 1978 – Day 79 of the nationwide Coal Strike and negotiations were dragging on. More talks were scheduled in Washington, but Labor Department Officials indicated that labor and management were...

Brazil - dictatorships and coups

December 18, 1968 – Brazil: Land Of Instability – New York: Land Of Endless Strikes

December 18, 1968 – Newsfront – Eastern Educational Network – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – December 18, 1968 – news from Brazil this day – much of it not good. In Rio de Janiero, a spokesman for the Brazilian government said a plot organized by former Governor Lacerda and former...