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March 31, 1979 – Picturing Three Mile Island – Drama At A Nuclear Power Plant.

March 31, 1979 – Continuous news reports – CBS Radio News – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – March 31, 1979 – All eyes on an otherwise obscure community near Harrisburg, Pennsylvania where the Three Mile Island nuclear power plant facility was in danger of melting down, potentially turning disaster into...

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March 31, 1990 – The View From Vilnius – Gorbachev And The Break-Away Republics.

News for this last day of March in 1990 had much to do with the rapidly-becoming-former Soviet Union. March 1990 was Lithuania’s turn – a move was underway to break with the Soviet Union and become an independent nation no longer under the influence of Moscow. Despite repeated warnings from...

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March 30, 1948 – Foreign Aid – Fragile Elections – Italy Goes To The Polls.

A busy and “interesting” news day, this March 30th in 1948. Starting with news on the upcoming elections in Italy, which were awash in violence and fears of a Communist sweep. Riots claimed 6 persons in the last two days and it was enough to call together the parties and...

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March 30, 1981 – The Day All Hell Broke Loose -The Attempted Assassination Of President Reagan

March 30, 1981 – Starting off normal, unremarkable in so many ways – but by mid-morning East Coast time, pandemonium had broken out. President Reagan, on his way out of the Washington Hilton, where he had just finished delivering an address to a group of trade unionists at the AFofL/CIO...

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Chumbawamba – Glastonbury 1994 – Past Daily Soundbooth – Angry Arts.

Chumbawamba – live at Glastonbury 1994 – Recorded June 26, 1994 – BBC Radio 1 – Chumbawamba to start off the week. A little musical anarchy to get things rolling. If you’re scratching your head, wondering who Chumbawamba are (or were, they broke up in 2012) – here’s a rundown...