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NRA Lobbyist Shoots Elephant In The Face And Then Celebrates With Champagne
The NBC Sports network came under fire this week after it aired an NRA-sponsored program that included gun lobbyist Tony Makris shooting an elephant in the face and then drinking champagne. Read more...
March 12, 1979 - Forever Middle East.
March 12, 1979 - Carter meeting with Begin over Middle East Peace Process. Violence in West Bank. Anti-Carter riots. Energy Crisis looming. Arab Oil. Women demonstrate in Tehran over new dress code. John Stennis calls for Balanced Budget Amendment to Constitution. Howard Baker and Bob Dole call for investigation of Carter Family peanut business. Billy Carter under investigation by FBI for juggling books. Read more...
January 12, 1980 - Hostage Drama: Week 11.
News of the day for January 12, 1980 - Hostage Drama in Tehran enters Week 11. UN vote on Sanctions against Iran is postponed, due to hint Iran may soften demands on US. Crackdown on opposition in Iran with mass execution of supporters of Ayatollah Shariatmadari in Tabriz. Canada hints at willingness to offer Montreal Olympic site as alternative to Moscow. Rhodesia readies for first legitimate Majority Rule elections. Relations between Rhodesia and Mozambique improve. Illinois legislature approves financial bailout for bankrupt Chicago schools and Ted Kennedy is reported to be running 25 points behind Carter in upcoming Iowa Caucuses. Read more...
January 10, 1978 - In A Word: Frozen.
News of the day, this day in history for January 10, 1978. Massive Cold front grips half the United States from Midwest to Eastern Seaboard. Shah of Iran flies to Saudi Arabia to lobby for Egyptian Middle East Peace initiative. Rhodesia violence. Soviet Soyuz 27 is launched to meet up with Soyuz 26. Supreme Court convenes and hears an avalanche of cases. Justice William Brennan has Cancer. Read more...
June 13, 1979 - SALT And Somoza
News of the day for June 13, 1979 - Carter gets Senate repudiation over Rhodesian sanctions, SALT II Treaty signing preparations and criticism. Carter getting ready to leave for Vienna and first face-to-face with Leonid Brezhnev. Conference of Mayors gets ready for "The austere 80's". Nicaragua fighting heats up. Panama riots over 28% rise in gas prices and Thailand starts shipping Cambodians back home by the busload. Read more...

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Newstalgia World Week - April 25-30, 2010
Another week of non-stop events. Between Iran's Mahmoud Ahmadinejad visiting Robert Mugabe in Zimbabwe to drum up support against U.N. Sanctions, to t Read more...
Newstalgia World Week - April 11 - 16, 2010
The world was a busy place this week and at last report, it hasn't stopped. (Elections in Sudan - at least they could listen to music) [media id=1 Read more...
The UN says Zimbabwe's government is hiding the full scale of its cholera epidemic. Original video from the UK's Sky News. Nicole Belle sent me a l Read more...
via The Guardian: Robert Mugabe's henchmen have long been suspected of stealing civil servant postal ballots. This GuardianFilms exclusive provides Read more...
From Gambia Series V at the photoblog "The G8", winner of this year's Best Photography - Post Processing Award from The Photoblog Awards. G8: "Four Read more...