By Gordonskene August 31, 2011 12:46 pm
News of the day for August 31, 1982. Israeli/Syrian dogfights over Lebanon. Poland braces for 2nd anniversary of Solidarity. Army Pfc Joseph White in North Korea, amid suspicions of capture rather than defection. Sony debuts a new type of record player that doesn't use needles, or big records. Study finds women over 40 suffer bone loss faster than men, leading to Osteoporosis and Pres. Reagan threatens sanctions against Scotland over sales of pipeline parts to the Soviet Union.