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Confident Contemptuousness – January 31, 1941

Click on the link here for Audio Player: News For January 31, 1941 News for this last day of January in 1941 was a continuation of what had been going on months earlier. Continued daylight air raids over London and other industrial cities in Britain grew more vicious, but didn’t...

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January 29, 1951 – War In Korea: “No One Is Going To Drive Us Into The Sea” – The Draft And The Red Menace..

Your subscriptions keep us going: Become a Patron! News of this January 29th in 1951 began on an ominous note by way of 8th Army Headquarters in Korea when General MacArthur delivered a message to the world indicating the U.S. presence in Korea wasn’t going to go anywhere anytime soon....

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Life In Sudden California – January 28, 1994

Click on the link here for Audio Player: News for January 28, 1994 Even though one of the deadliest earthquakes to hit Southern California occurred on January 17th of 1994, the earth was still shaking some 11 days later, with some 70 considerable aftershocks taking place on the morning of...

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Postcards From Tehran – January 25, 1979

Click on the link here for Audio Player: News for Jan. 25, 1979 With no end in sight and protests continuing and becoming more violent, the situation in Iran on this day in 1979 was anything but resolved. The Pro and Anti-Shah factions were battling it out in the streets...

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Before The Honeymoon Was Over – January 24, 1961

Click on the link here for Audio Player: News for January 24, 1961 Four days after his Inaugural and six days before his first State of The Union, President Kennedy was already presented with a full plate of crises, this January 24th in 1961. Moscow‘s gesture at returning captured U.S....

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Floodwaters Rising – January 23, 1937

  Click on the link here for Audio Player: Jan. 23, 1937 – Ohio River Floods   This day in 1937 was horrific if you lived anywhere near the Ohio River. Rains continued without stop and flood waters continued to rise. The devastation was widespread and the numbers of homeless were...

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Roe v. Wade – January 22, 1973

Click on the link here for Audio Player: Roe v. Wade report – Jan. 22, 1973 Forty years ago today, the Supreme Court handed down a decision that made a Woman’s right whether or not to choose to have an Abortion a legal right. Prior to this time it was illegal...

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January 21, 1964 – The Great Blizzard Of ’64 – Burning Midnight Oil On Capitol Hill – Looking At The Run To The White House

Sadly, not all January 21st’s in history can be celebratory affairs. Not every January 21st can have eloquent speeches, profound poetry or gifted song. No. Some 21st days of January can be just dull and painful and endless treadmills in history. Take, for example, January 21st, 1964. The White House...

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“High Level Rascality” – January 17, 1980

Click on the link here for Audio Player: News for January 17, 1979 With the situation in Iran getting more and more chaotic, troops loyal to The Shah opened fire on groups of demonstrators  around the country celebrating The Shah’s departure from Iran the previous day, killing and wounding many...