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April 25, 1941 - Rumors About Athens.
April 25, 1941. Rumored fall of Athens to Axis forces. No German raids over London for second night running. RAF attacks German targets. Free-French Island of Tahiti pledges support to De-Gaulle. Concerns about Germans making move on Spain with 2,500 operatives posing as German tourists in Madrid. German brewers working on Light Beer. Secretary of State Cordell Hull pledges renewed support for Convoys to Britain. Please donate to Newstalgia to keep this service up and running. Read more...
Newstalgia Reference Room - Sen. Burton K. Wheeler - 1940
(Burton K. Wheeler - the visage of a Gorilla or Bison suit to his lower right gives one pause) [media id=12912] An all but forgotten figure now bu Read more...
[media id=10732] Wow. Look how much CNN wanted him out of there: CNN was so sick of Lou Dobbs, it gave him an $8 million severance package to leave, Read more...
Digby linked to this excellent piece by Edward Wasserman in the Miami Herald the other day and I just got around to reading it. He basically solves th Read more...
August 27, 1939
(The Waiting Game) As the threat of war became increasingly inevitable, the evacuations started, the recall of ambassadors and non-essential person Read more...

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This is bad, bad news for all of us... vnunet.com: (h/t Scarecrow) The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) has decided to abandon net neutrality and allo Read more...
Save the Internet: According to The Register on Friday, John Kneuer, assistant secretary of commerce and head of the National Telecommunications &am Read more...
Variety: (h/t MS) "Net neutrality" may sound like something only a Web geek could love, but at some point showbiz, largely indifferent to it so far, Read more...
I'm of the belief that this should be in the "Good News/Bad News" category. The bad news is that it looks like the major obstacles block Read more...
This is very good news for all of us. MyDD: I'm no fan of Chuck Schumer's political decision-making, as many of you know. As a legislator, though, he Read more...