Politics

Being A Teenager In 1965 9

It’s April 1965 – You Live In L.A. – You’re A Teenager – You’re In High School – Your Attention Span Went On Vacation And Didn’t Tell You.

KRLA – Dick Biondi – April 14, 1965 – Mike Devich Collection – Consider this: No. It’s not just you – the whole world is having a hard time concentrating. There’s a lot going on – and depending on what age you are, it’s either really-really good or really-really bad....

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February 6, 1948 – Dixiecrats And The Run For The White House – Elections In Ireland – First Winter Olympics Since 1936

We really can use your support: Become a Patron! February 6, 1948 -A lot happening this day – from the State House in Mississippi to the slopes of St. Moritz and points in between. Starting with news of the formation of a breakaway political party from the Democrats in the...

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Elections And Public Opinion Polls – 1948 – Past Daily Reference Room

A buck is all we ask: Become a Patron! Polls; forever relied on, increasingly unreliable. Opinion polls have been a vital element in collecting data on what people think and how they think. Opinions are solicited on everything from sodas to magazines, but the most relied upon is the Opinion...

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February 3, 1990 – Moscow: The Power Shift – Bulgaria: Big Changes – South Africa: The Big Deep Breath.

We could really use some support, if you haven’t already: Become a Patron! February 3, 1990 – Eyes on Moscow as a controversial call for major political change in the Soviet Union was taking shape. An anticipation of sparks flying at the Central Committee during the coming week as the...

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January 30, 1948 – “Bapuji Is No More!” – The Assassination Of Gandhi.

Become a Patron! Further evidence that some events which take place in history are not necessarily considered devastating at the time they occurred. This one, for example – the assassination of India’s spiritual leader Mohandas Gandhi on this day, January 30, 1948, was considered in U.S. media as just another...

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January 8, 1936 – President Roosevelt At The Jackson Day Dinner

Become a Patron! Jefferson–Jackson Day is the annual fundraising celebration (dinner) held by Democratic Party organizations in the United States. It is named for Presidents Thomas Jefferson and Andrew Jackson, which the party calls its founders. During presidential election campaigns, key dinners are important venues for candidates to attend. It...

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December 12, 1939 – The League Of Nations And The View From Helsinki.

Become a Patron! Reports from Helsinki and Geneva this December 12, 1939 – dubbed The Winter War, the conflict between the Soviet Union and Finland was escalating at a rapid rate. The matter was taken up before the League of Nations, the precursor to The United Nations, formed at the...

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December 10, 1947 – The Wages Of Cold War – The Price Of Modern Living

Patrons get the audio for free: Become a Patron! News for this December 10th in 1947 was about the Cold War and the hotbeds of upheaval in this post-War world. The Paris strikes had calmed down, as a rift was forming between the French Communists and Moscow. Rumors of Communist...

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November 20, 2008 – Recession 2008 – Bumpy Rides, Ulcers And Nightmares.

Become a Patron! November 20, 2008 – A new President and an old nightmare – The Great Recession of 2008, as it came to be known. On this day the country was reeling from a 400 point drop in the Stock Market the day before and the downward spiral was...