Atlantic City

It's hard to understand the love affair people in the metro Philadelphia area have with our South Jersey shore towns if you're not from around here. Each of the towns has its own personality, and you develop your attachment early. Mine started Read more...
Local 54 of the labor union UNITE HERE filed complaint with the National Labor Relations Board after 21 union members who work at the Tropicana Casino in Atlantic City, N.J., were suspended indefinitely after participating in a peaceful protest Read more...
May 15, 1964 - The Long Shot.
May 15, 1964 - 1964 Presidential Primary season. Ambassador to Saigon and GOP Presidential candidate Henry Cabot Lodge expected to win Oregon Primary, chances good in California. Senate GOP pledges to keep the Bobby Baker Scandal probe alive. Michigan Politics - Gov. George Romney and Attorney General Frank Kelly clash on Legislative Reapportionment issue. South Vietnam - 51 S. Vietnamese troops killed in ambush by Vietcong. LBJ and Robert McNamara hold talks on Vietnam situation. Civil Right leader Bayard Rustin pledges 50,000 to protest upcoming Democratic Convention in Atlantic City. Read more...
March 14, 1984 - Political Horse Racing Season.
March 14, 1984 - The Political Horse Race Season. Super Tuesday results. Gary Hart wins big. Mondale still the front runner. George McGovern drops out. Atlantic City New Jersey Mayor Michael Matthews recalled. James "Cowboy" Avery put to death in Texas - 3 more scheduled to go in March. Sinn Fein President Gerry Adams shot and wounded by unknown assassin. Capitol Hill: Senate proposes to expand spending on Military aid to El Salvador while expanding funding for CIA war in Nicaragua. A ceasefire in Beirut appears to be holding. Read more...