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November 27, 1938 – “With All This Peace, Let’s Gear Up For War” – France And Striking Unions

‘Tis the season for subscribing . . .Become a Patron! With the world breathing a cautious, albeit temporary sigh of relief, now that the Munich Crisis was over, news for this November 27th in 1938 had much to do with the goings on in Europe, post-Treaty. In France the big...

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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...

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October 23, 1962 – Cuban Missile Crisis: War Footing

Become a Patron! As the Cuban Missile Crisis reached the second day, ominous signs were apparent everywhere. Orders were issued, a blockade was to be enforced, protests were lodged, reserves were called up. The threat of war inched closer. And everyone sat and listened and waited and felt generally helpless...

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Secretary Of State Cordell Hull – PanAmerican Day – New York World’s Fair – 1939 – Past Daily Reference Room

Patrons can download this rare and historic piece of audio for free: Become a Patron! Secretary of State Cordell Hull, speaking at the New York World’s Fair on the occasion of Pan-American Day, September 22, 1939. It was ironic; the New York World’s Fair, which embodied the optimism and technology...

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September 27, 1938 – “Because Of A Quarrel In A Faraway Country, Between People Of Whom We Know Nothing” – Neville Chamberlain

Patrons get perks – join up and find out: Become a Patron! News for this September 27th in 1938 was grim. The crisis in Munich was rapidly coming to a boil and it seemed at the time inevitable that war would break out. British Prime Minister Chamberlain, exhausted from the...

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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...

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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...

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September 13, 1951 – Advances In Korea – A Future For Germany – A New Job For Marshall

Become a Patron! News for this September 13th in 1950, came from the legendary newscaster Edward R. Murrow and his daily news program Edward R. Murrow And The News. And the news was cautious. In Korea, it was reported that General Walker claimed the days of retreat for UN forces...