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February 17, 1996 – A Collision Of Ideologies – A Collision Of Trains – A $19 Million Settlement

News for this February 17th in 1996 started off with a grim report of a collision between trains had taken place just outside of Washington D.C., killing at least 11 people, most were  trainees for the Job Corps Program heading to Washington D.C. from a training Center in West Virginia....

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February 15, 1967 – Protesting The Vietnam War – Calling Up The Reserves – It’s No Longer Cassius Clay –

February 15, 1967 – Sixth Hour News – WNBC New York – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – February 15, 1967 – News today was about Vietnam – the Vietnam War and protesting the Vietnam War. Starting with Defense Secretary Robert McNamara saying he doubted the bombing of North Vietnam in...

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February 15, 1951 – 48,000 And Counting – The Situation In Korea

Unfortunately, history doesn’t preserve itself: Become a Patron! February 15, 1951 – Reports from Korea were pessimistic, even with spin attached. As of this day the list of casualties grew by 600, passing the 48,000 mark for both dead and wounded in the Korean War, which was now in its...

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February 11, 1941 – War Of Nerves – War Of Words – The View From Vichy

News for this February 11th in 1941 was primarily about the war in Europe; a war the U.S. was comfortably-but-getting-less-so not directly involved in. We were still very much on the sidelines and still had access to all the contentious centers of attention, some 531 days into it. We were...

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February 10, 1995 – About Grilling – The Foster Confirmation Hearings – The Simpson Trial – Airline Bomb Threats

No end to grilling going on, this February 10th in 1995. On Capitol Hill it was the grilling of Surgeon General Nominee Dr. Henry Foster and the sound of overzealous clucking emanating from Speaker of the House Newt Gingrich over allegations Dr. Foster performed numerous abortions during his professional career...

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January 29, 1942 – The Situation In South Asia – Word From Radio Tokyo.

January 29, 1942 – News in English From Radio Tokyo – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – January 29, 1942 – News for this day, closely monitored by various news outlets, was coming from Tokyo by way of Shortwave broadcasts beamed at the U.S. and Australia. Although the vast majority of...

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January 27, 1995 – Remembering Auschwitz – Explaining A Balanced Budget – The Barney Frank Kerfuffle – A 14 Year Old Venus Williams

January 27, 1995 – All Things Considered – National Public Radio – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – January 27, 1995 – A day of contrasts – from the goings on in Congress and Capitol Hill to the Tennis Courts in Melbourne to observance of one of the most heinous acts...