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Stock Market: 1979 - what a 48 point drop was cause for panic. 0

October 11, 1979 – Castro Comes – Wall Street Goes, And Capitol Hill Haggles Over Abortion Forever.

Become a Patron! October, it would seem, is not historically without its surprises. On this day in 1979 New York City was turned upside down over a United Nations visit from Cuba‘s Fidel Castro, his first since 1959. Air Traffic was disrupted, street traffic was disrupted, and all told the...

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June 9, 2000 – Martin Luther King: Putting A Conspiracy To Rest . . .Temporarily

June 9, 2000 – CBS World News Roundup: Late Edition – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – June 9, 2000 – The big news this day were findings of a Justice Department investigation into Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King’s assassination and concluding that it was not the object of a conspiracy,...

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January 15, 1979 – The View From Tehran

Click on the link here for Audio Player: News for January 15, 1979 News for this January 15th in 1979 had much to do with the potentially dangerous situation in Iran. On the one hand, it was the first gathering of the newly installed Parliament, under the aegis of The Shah....

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Another Year, Another Congress – January 3, 1983

Click on the link here for Audio Player: News for January 3, 1983 This January 3rd in 1983 saw the opening day of the 98th Congress. Speculation and swearing  in pretty much filled up the days news, but everything was guaranteed to settle down once President Reagan gave the State...

October 11, 1979 – Castro Comes – Wall Street Goes, And Capitol Hill Haggles Over Abortion Forever. 0

October 11, 1979 – Castro Comes – Wall Street Goes, And Capitol Hill Haggles Over Abortion Forever.

Click on the link here for Audio Player:News for October 11, 1979 October, it would seem, is not historically without its surprises. On this day in 1979 New York City was turned upside down over a United Nations visit from Cuba‘s Fidel Castro, his first since 1959. Air Traffic was...

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October 5, 1979 – The Pope Pays A Visit.

Click on the link here for Audio Player: News for Oct. 5, 1979 News for this October 5th in 1979 had to do with good jobs numbers in September and the unemployment rate slipping below 6%. Then, as now, it took most everyone by surprise, but the numbers were reassuring...

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September 17, 1979 – The Cost Of Gold, The Price Of Peace, The Wages of Recession

Click on the link here for Audio Player: News for Sept. 17, 1979 Starting with word that Gold hit a new record high in trading, at $351.50 an ounce, up $7.00 from Friday, this September 17th in 1979 was loaded with uncertainty over the future. Some of it could be...