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Phantom Menace Opening 0

May 19, 1999 – Midnight Madness For Phantom Menace – Glimmers Of Hope For Kosovo – Murder Charges For A Right To Die.

Become a Patron! May 19, 1999 – The latest episode in the Star Wars series, Phantom Menace opened at midnight to the sound of stampeding crowds and thundering cash registers. An estimated 200,000 people weren’t going to be showing up for work this morning, since many had been camped out...

Israel Independence - Tensions in the Middle East 0

May 16, 1948 – The Day After Independence – New Israel – Old Neighbors. Past Daily Reference Room

On May 15, 1948 The State of Israel came into being. The end of a long, arduous and contentious journey. A move not favored in the Middle-East. A move which set off a war between a new country surrounded by hostile neighbors. Declaration of the Establishment of the State of...

Valujet 592 Black Box 0

May 14, 1996 – The Mystery Of Valujet Flight 592 – Harassment Charges In The Workplace – A Looming Trade War With China

May 14, 1996 – a day of endless waiting with little reward. The mystery of Valujet Flight 592, which plunged into the Everglades, turned up more questions than answers. The almost accidental recovery of the Black Box was the one positive sign. So far, virtually nothing remained of the jet;...

Ahead of VE Day - Norway was the latest - but certainly not the last. 0

May 5, 1945 – VE Only Days Away – Mass Surrenders – Mass Discoveries – Reports From The Front.

History you can use – support we can use: Become a Patron! May 5, 1945 – with the final collapse and capitulation of Germany only days away, and a much anticipated VE Day, reports of mass surrenders and pockets of fighting continued. Reports Supreme Allied Headquarters of a steady demoralization...

Hitler Dead - reports and confirmation 0

May 1, 1945 – From A Bunker Somewhere In Berlin – Adolf Hitler Death Reported By German Radio

Become a Patron! May 1, 1945 – Although his death was officially discovered on April 30, it wasn’t until the following day that the news was reported over German radio in Hamburg and that Admiral Dönitz was appointed his successor. On 1 May, the Reichssender Hamburg radio station interrupted their...

Tomorrow - What will it be like? 0

April 21, 1960 – Tomorrow: What Will It Be Like? – Past Daily Reference Room

Your support is vital to us: Become a Patron! Tomorrow – The Future -The Jet-Age – Eternal optimism and the 30 hour work week (or less). America was in the midst of great prosperity and technological leaps. We were a nation on the cutting edge; we were innovators – we...

LBJ Press Conference - April 1964 0

April 23, 1964 – An LBJ Press Conference – Past Daily Reference Room: Presidents Being Presidential

Does a world of good: Become a Patron! An LBJ Press conference. Typical of the time; typical of most every press conference up until the contentious ones during the end of the Nixon Administration. Civility, decorum and a President being Presidential. Here’s an excerpted text of the opening statement before...

Vietnam - the early months of 1968 0

Vietnam 1968 – Viewing A War As Others Saw It – The Foreign Press Reports. Past Daily Reference Room.

Become a Patron! Vietnam in 1968. I suppose it depends on who is doing the reporting and where they are reporting from, but the Vietnam War (as with just about all wars and military involvements since) was a bubbling cauldron of differing points of view. Up until the fateful period...

Bill Clinton - press conference - April 20, 1993 0

April 20, 1993 – A Waco Postmortem – A Bill Clinton Press Conference – A Day In L.A.

Become a Patron! April 20, 1993 – As the smoke settled over the ruins of the Branch Davidians compound in Waco Texas, questions and finger pointing set the tone at President Clinton’s Press conference the day after. The President spoke to reporters in the Rose Garden on the administration’s role...