Spies

Morning Open Thread: Codefellas
Hot on the trail of a devastating computer virus, Topple and Winter burn the midnight oil. Are the North Koreans sending encrypted telegrams or has Kim Jong-un taken up beat poetry? Read more...
February 7, 1990  - Goodbye To Lenin.
February 7, 1990 - Sweeping changes in The Soviet Union. Read more...
November 24, 1954 - A Curious Sense Of Calm.
News of the day for this day in history - November 24, 1954. Cold War. China sentences 13 Americans to prison on spying charges. Pres. Eisenhower spending Thanksgiving at "the little White House" in Augusta Georgia. Thanksgiving in 1954 - no fighting, business picking up. Cost of living declines. Lower prices for food. Overall, a feeling of mellow this year. Read more...
October 31, 1982 - Mid-Terms And Voodoo Economics.
News of the day for October 31, 1982 - the 1982 Mid-term elections, Reaganomics, Tylenol, China, John DeLorean and Cocaine trafficking, spies in Britain. Read more...
September 29, 1971 - Forty Years Ago Another War.
News of the day for September 29, 1971 - The Vietnam War heating up. President Thieu orders shoot-to-kill ahead of elections where he's the only candidate. Soviet spies in UK, Crime rate goes up. Hurricane Ginger about to come on shore. Freedom of the Press Commission hearings underway. Nixon visits families of POW-MIA's meeting in Washington. Read more...

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Newstalgia Reference Room - The Harry Dexter White Affair
(Harry Dexter White - Assassination by innuendo, death by Digitalis) [media id=17783] [gordon-donate] (thanks to those of you helping out) The Read more...
Newstalgia World Week - June 28-July 2, 2010
It was a week of spin, shock and spy charges with not a dull moment in sight. The week began with England's loss to Germany at the World Cup and conti Read more...