August 4, 2011
News of the day for August 4th, 1978 - Fighting in Cambodia and Vietnam, Stock Market goes on big rise, Unemployment goes up. Carter selling Civil Service reform. Texas floods. Cyrus Vance heads back to the Middle East and cement is in short supply in Southern California.
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