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August 19, 1970 – Suez Treaty Violation Allegations – Vietnam War And Drugs – What To Do About Cyclamates.

Become a Patron! August 19, 1970 – The Suez Canal and the tentative treaty between Egypt and Israel was heading up the news for this day. Amid allegations that there were Egyptian violations of the ceasefire, the U.S. State Department announced publicly that evidence wasn’t proving conclusive. Within hours of...

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August 9, 1975 – A Year Before – A Year After – The Gerald Ford Era.

August 9, 1975 – one year into the Presidency of Gerald Ford and the vice-Presidency of Nelson Rockefeller. Memories were still pretty raw over the events from just a year before; the resignation of Richard Nixon and the swearing in of Gerald Ford, the first President not elected to office...

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July 24, 1964 – Harlem And The Long, Hot Summer – Past Daily Reference Room

Become a Patron! Fifty-five years ago, on July 24, 1964 Harlem was in the process of sweeping up smashed windows, putting out fires and generally recovering from the events only a few days before. A series of events which would be repeated to the point where the days after June...

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State Of The Earth – 1972 – United Nations Conference On The Human Environment – Past Daily Reference Rooom

Only One Earth – Episode 7 – The Role Of The Scientist And Social Responsibility – June 1972 – Radio Canada International – The United Nations Conference on the Human Environment (also known as the Stockholm Conference) was an international conference convened under United Nations auspices held in Stockholm, Sweden...

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July 11, 2001 – Controversy Over Stem Cell Research – Buying Prescription Drugs Overseas – Olympic Nail-Biting In China

July 11,2001 – Busy day on Capitol Hill, starting with new controversies over Stem Cell research. The issue of Stem Cell embryonic research grew more complicated with an announcement from Doctors at Eastern Virginia Medical School. Instead of harvesting Stem Cells from embryos left over after fertility treatments, they’ve created...

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Sheridan Downey – California Politics In The 1930s – Past Daily Reference Room

Sheridan Downey, one of the longer-running Senators from California, started his career in 1924 as a supporter for Progressive Presidential Candidate Robert S. LaFollett. But in 1932 switched parties, becoming a Democrat in support of Franklin D. Roosevelt. In 1938 Downey was elected to the United States Senate where he...

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June 26, 1986 – Hurricane Bonnie – Aid To Nicaragua – Debating South Africa Sanctions – Rumors Of Terrorist Bombing In Madrid.

    June 26, 1986 – CBS World News Roundup – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – June 26, 1986 – A busy news day, both home and abroad. Starting with news on the first Hurricane of the season; Hurricane Bonnie, which landed in Port Arthur at 85 miles an hour...