Pakistan

November 12, 1999 – Adding Insult To Injury; Turkey Gets Hit With Another Big Quake – Trans Fats Are Not Your Friend.

News for this November 12th in 1999 was shrouded in mystery, cloaked in disaster and clogged with apprehension – and not necessarily in that order. The mystery continued over the odyssey of Egyptair Flight 990, with more questions raised than answers. The FBI was considering a criminal investigation as all...

Zulfikar Ali Bhutto - return from exile

July 29, 1977 – The Oil Flows In Alaska – Ali Bhutto Returns – Kent State Redux Of A Sort.

July 29, 1977 – A day with ominous implications, but not at the time. After postponement due to protests, the much touted Trans-Alaskan Pipeline, some 800 miles long, commenced to working with oil flowing from the Eastern slope, which began five weeks earlier, into Valdez the once-tiny fishing port, now...

India at war with China and Pakistan - 1962

November 18, 1962 – B.K. Nehru – India And China At War – India And Pakistan On The Brink Of War – Full Plates Of Conflict

Become a Patron! In this panel interview for the Meet The Press program from November 18, 1962, Indian Ambassador to the U.S. B.K. Nehru (cousin of Prime Minister Jawaharlal Nehru) discusses the current series of crises India was facing with wars on potentially two fronts; a war with China over...

UN Weapons Inspectors getting the Boot from Iraq

November 13, 1997 – A Plague Of UN Weapons Inspectors – A Warning Of Terrorist Attacks – Modernizing The British Parliament

Become a Patron! November 13, 1997 – Another day of anxiety and saber-rattling. It was announced that Baghdad ordered the immediate expulsion of all U.S. weapons inspectors as part of the United Nations team. The move had been announced after a meeting of the Revolutionary Command Council, headed by President...

Indo-Pakistan War 1965

September 17, 1965 – UN Secretary General U-Thant On The Indo-Pakistan War – Past Daily Reference Room

Subscribe for exclusive offers: Become a Patron! September 17, 1965 – In what began as a series of skirmishes between India and Pakistan in April, developed into a full-blown war by the beginning of September. The Indo-Pakistani War of 1965 was a culmination of skirmishes that took place between April...

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...