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Casper Weinberger - Ariel Sharon - December 1981 0

December 5, 1981 – Diplomacy Of The Shuttle Kind – The Syrian Missile Crisis – Tragedy In A Coal Mine.

Become a Patron! December 5, 1981 – A day for Shuttle Diplomacy and a day for putting out fires. Special Envoy Philip Habib was having a less-than-successful time pitching an American plan for a Middle-East Peace initiative to Arab leaders. This day he was heading to Saudi Arabia after spending...

Méanie Diener -Soprano 0

Kurt Masur With Mélanie Diener, Vadim Repin And The French National Orchestra In Concert 2009 – Past Daily Mid-Week Concert

Mélanie Diener, Soprano – Vadim Repin, Violin – Kurt Masur And The French National Orchestra – September 24, 2009 – Radio France Musique – It would be so nice: Become a Patron! Over to Paris this week for a concert by the French National Orchestra, conducted by the late Kurt...

Mikhail Gorbachev - 1988 0

December 4, 1988 – Gorbachev: “A Christmas Gift To The American People” – Elizabeth Dole To The UN – Argentine Troops March Towards Confrontation.

Become a Patron! December 4, 1988 – Soviet Premier Mikhail Gorbachev, promising surprises and a “gift to the American People” was preparing to leave Moscow for a visit to Washington and upcoming talks with President Reagan and President-Elect Bush at what was being billed as a “SuperPower Lunch”. The Soviet...

Allied Troops in Germany - December 1944 0

December 3, 1944 – B-29’s Over Tokyo – Allies Cross The Saar – German V-3’s Capable Of Hitting New York.

December 3, 1944 – Even for a Sunday in 1944, this was a busy day on all war fronts. American B-29’s staged raids over Tokyo, targeting the Nakajima Aircraft factory, and by all accounts the raid was successful. Japanese radio reported damage was “light”, but reports from military reconnaissance said...