Politics

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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...

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Mayor Abraham Beame On New York’s Fiscal Crisis – 1975 – Past Daily Reference Room

Become a Patron! On October 16, 1975, New York City was deep in crisis. At 4 p.m. the next day, four hundred and fifty-three million dollars of the city’s debts would come due, but there were only thirty-four million dollars on hand. If New York couldn’t pay those debts, the...

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FDR – Statue Of Liberty – October 28, 1936 – Past Daily Reference Room

Become a Patron! On October 28, 1936, President Roosevelt celebrated the 50th anniversary of the dedication of The Statue of Liberty. So, 127 years ago the Statue of Liberty was unveiled. It has come to symbolize a lot of things, and come to symbolize much that’s been forgotten and ignored....

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October 26, 1973 – Nixon And The Press: “Don’t Think You Arouse My Anger . . . .”

Become a Patron and get freebies! Become a Patron! Nixon and The Press – almost legendary in its sheer antagonism as the Watergate scandal lumbered along in 1973. As an example of the fighting back and forth and the hate-hate relationship that had developed, here (to go along with the...

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Richard Dawson In Session – 2019 – Past Daily Soundbooth

Richard Dawson – in session for Marc Riley – October 10, 2019 – BBC 6 Music – Become a Patron! Richard Dawson as we head into Friday. Someone said, and I agreed with them wholeheartedly, that the current situation our world is in will see a massive resurgence in music...

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October 16, 1964 – An Absence Of Nikita – Shakeup In The Kremlin

Become a Patron! The stunning news, on this October 16, 1964, was the revelation that Soviet Premier Nikita Khruschev had been removed from office in what many believed to be a bloodless coup on the parts of hardliners. Afraid that Khruschev was getting a little too soft toward the West,...

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October 2, 1976 – Pressing Flesh, Earl Butz And Women’s Little Drug And Alcohol Problem

Patrons get freebies – like this news broadcast: Become a Patron! For the week ending on October 2nd in 1976, it was a busy flurry of news. Starting with the adjournment of the 94th Congress and assessments, blame and praise handed out to anyone willing to analyze. President Ford was...

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September 30, 1934 – FDR Has A Few Words About Government

Patrons and Subscribers: Become a Patron! President Roosevelt Fireside Chat – Recovery, Banks and Government – September 30, 1934 News for this day had much to do with the continuing efforts at recovery, stability and getting America back to work – trying to undo the tangle of economic collapse and...

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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...