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Beck: WWII Monument Closing Is Proof Obama Could 'Shoot... Millions Dead'
Conservative radio host Glenn Beck on Thursday warned that the closing of the World War II Memorial in Washington, D.C. because of the government shutdown was a sign that President Barack Obama could be preparing for mass killings. Read more...
Tea party favorite Rep. Allen West (R-FL) is slamming President Barack Obama for using the word "Forward" as his campaign slogan, insisting that it is an "old Soviet Union, Marxist-Socialist theme." "This is about whether we continue to be a Read more...
A top surrogate for presumptive Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney on Tuesday said the United States was turning into the Soviet Union because the government had backed green energy technologies. During an interview on CNN, host Soledad Read more...
June 22, 1941 - Russia's Turn.
June 22, 1941 - Germany declares War on Russia and begins its invasion. Non-stop bulletins and updates. Read more...
June 21, 1955 - The UN Charter, Ten Years On.
June 21, 1955 - Celebrating the 10th Anniversary of the United Nations Charter. North Korean pilots defect to South Korea. Big Four Conference in Geneva scheduled for July greeted with enthusiastic anticipation. Winston Churchill welcomes softening of Cold War issues, but is still wary. CIO leader Walter Reuther rejects Auto industry plan for uniform negotiations. Eisenhower extends reciprocal trade agreements. Read more...

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June 19, 1990 - "On The Threshold Of Major Change"
June 19,1990 - Hijacked Soviet plane lands in Helsinki. Gorbachev addresses fractured Communist Party. Nelson Mandela addresses audience in Toronto. First execution in Arkansas since 1964. Marion Barry trial proceeds. Rift in Solidarity Movement in Poland. Excalibur Hotel opens in Las Vegas. Read more...
Big money and big media have coupled to create a ‘Disney World’ of democracy in which TV shows, televised debates, even news coverage is being dumbed down, resulting in a public less informed than it should be, says Marty Kaplan, Read more...
June 8, 1982 -  ". . .And Kermit Addresses Harvard."
News of the day for June 8, 1982 - Israeli Army advancing in Lebanon. PLO's Arafat appeals to Soviet Union for help. Falkland Islands War. U.S. Navy deploys to Mediterranean. Fiscal 1983 Spending Plan. Economic woes. Kermit the Frog addresses Harvard Graduating class. Read more...
Newstalgia Reference Room - May 31, 1957 - Commentary On Adenauer.
Newstalgia Reference Room - May 31, 1957 - Commentary from Cedric Foster on the visit of West German Chancellor Konrad Adenauer to Washington and relations between the two countries in the midst of the Cold War and upcoming German elections. Read more...
May 30, 1942 - An Ironic Memorial Day In 1942.
May 30, 1942 - Memorial Day in 1942. Desert Fighting in Libya. U.S. troops in Northern Ireland. Suspected IRA security leaks to Germany. Fighting around Port Moresby in Pacific. U.S. arms arrive in Russia. No holiday for Defense workers. Capitol Hill to consider drafting of married men. Read more...