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Newstalgia Backstage Weekend - Georgie Fame And The Blue Flames And The Rolling Stones - 1964
(Georgie Fame and The Blue Flames - In 1964 riding the epitome of cool) (The Rolling Stones - in 1964 - not fooling anybody with the squeaky clean act) If I haven't already screamed the praises of BBC 6 Music on an almost daily basis, Read more...
The Floods In Pakistan - Forecast: Rain With Periods Of Grief
(Picture the entire state of New York, homeless and in a shambles) [media id=17879] The devastating floods which are hitting Pakistan, and continu Read more...
Newstalgia World Week - July 12-17, 2010
For all the insanity going on in our particular neck of the woods, the rest of the world was having their set of circumstances. Mysterious Iranian sci Read more...
Newstalgia Reference Room - What Post War Europe Sounded Like On July 8, 1945
(the slow task of picking up the pieces) [media id=17466] On this day, July 8, 1945 Europe was two months into peace. Although there was still a w Read more...
Rashomon On The Mediterranean - May 31, 2010
(Rashomon - how many ways to interpret an event? Can we count them?) With the events in the Middle East of the last 24 hours, and reading the com Read more...

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Newstalgia World Week - May 16-22, 2010
So what else went on in the world this week? Any ideas? Iran and Turkey got friendly with the concept of Uranium. The Euro has gone haywire. China is Read more...
Newstalgia World Week - May 10-15, 2010
Things were heating up and transitioning in the world this week. The Philippine Elections got started on Friday. The Thai protests turned deadly. The Read more...
Newstalgia World Week - May 3-8, 2010
This was a busy week in the world. Riots in Greece with the added dimension of innocent deaths, the passing of a President in Nigeria and the swearing Read more...
Weekend Gallimaufry - An Interview With Ingrid Betancourt - 2008
(Ingrid Betancourt - six years as hostage is eternity no matter how you slice it) [media id=12621] An interview tonight with former hostage Ingrid Read more...
Newstalgia World Week - April 19-23, 2010
The earth stopped shaking in one place this week and erupted in another. Britain is coming to grips with the Parliamentary beauty contest and don't fe Read more...