Burma

February 21, 1942 - Scorched Earth And Martial Law.
February 21, 1942 - Scorched Earth and Martial Law. News of the war not going well in the Pacific, worries of an invasion of Australia, Internment of Japanese-Americans living on West Coast of U.S. begins. Martial Law in Hawaii. Fall of Singapore. Sea battle off Bali. Attacks on Rangoon. Capitol Hill debate on War Powers Bill. Read more...
January 3, 1948 - On Top Of Everything, Snow.
News of the day, this day in history for January 3, 1948. Snow blankets much of country from Texas to Eastern Seaboard. France voting on anti-inflation bill. Guerrilla fighting in Greece. Palestine friction. India/Pakistan dispute. Burma wins independence from Britain. Read more...
March 30, 1942 - A War Going On.
News of the day for March 30, 1942 - War news on all fronts. The Raid on St. Nazaire, Russian advances, Fighting in Burma, U.S. Troops in Australia. News on proposed autonomy for India after the war. Martin Dies accuses committee chaired by VP Wallace of harboring Communists. Read more...
January 27, 1942 - War Trudges On
News of the day for January 27, 1942 - war news in the Pacific, on the Eastern Front and reports from London. Read more...
Weekend Gallimaufry - A 1996 Interview With Aung San Suu Kyi
Weekend Gallimaufry a 1996 Australian Broadcasting interview with Burmese pro-democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi just prior to her second stint under house arrest by the military dictatorship ruling Burma (Myanmar). Read more...

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Usually when a tragedy strikes like a cyclone or a hurricane, one would think that Laura Bush would flash the face of being compassionate to all the Read more...
Yesterday in the Washington Post, Bill Kristol expressed frustration that the U.S. didn’t do more to help Burma. What about using our national powe Read more...
(guest blogged by Bill W.) Back in August actor Jim Carrey posted on YouTube a "Call to Action on Burma and Aung San Suu Kyi" that received several h Read more...
This video was produced by Witness in partnership with a Burmese justice group, The Peace Foundation: Burma Issues. It is one small but rare view insi Read more...
Warning: video contains graphic content I don't have a translation for this but you don't really need it. A Japanese journalist recording on camera Read more...