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Women and Wretched Excess 0

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 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...

1918 Influenza Pandemic 0

September 19, 1957 – The Asian Flu Comes To America

Subscribers can download for free:Become a Patron! The world on this September 19th in 1957 was awash with 104 degree fevers, paralyzed with aching muscles and joints, throwing up just about everything everyone ate the past year and it was only getting worse. 1957 was The Year Of The Asian...

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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...

Judge Samuel Alito 0

January 24, 2006 – SCOTUS And The Party-Line Vote – Outsourcing Torture – A Rash Of Mine Accidents

January 24, 2006 – National Public Radio News – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – January 24, 2006 – Capitol Hill was preparing to vote on the confirmation of Samuel Alito, nominated by President Bush to replace retiring SCOTUS Justice Sandra Day O’Connor. The Senate Judiciary Committee vote was expected to...

Iraq - November 2005 0

November 26, 2005 – Forever Fallujah – GM Sharpens The Axe – Bush And The Iraq Debate That Won’t Go Away.

November 26, 2005 – CBS Weekend Roundup – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – November 26, 2005 – The Thanksgiving holiday weekend – but not much of a holiday, especially if you were a GM worker, as you most likely got the news that you and some 30,000 others were losing...

Yugoslavia votes 0

September 24, 2000 – Yugoslavia Heads To The Polls – Police Round Up Suspects In Jakarta Bombing – A Japanese Athlete Makes History At Sydney Olympics

September 24, 2000 – BBC World Service – World Briefing/News – BBC Radio – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – September 24, 2000 – Momentous day on the world stage – voters in unprecedented numbers lined up at polling places all over Yugoslavia to vote what many considered to be a...