June 14, 1978. Jimmy Carter alleges Cuban involvement in Zaire uprising. Castro denies it. Negotiations with China put on fast track. Washington poses questions on Israel intentions on Gaza and West Bank, causes rift in Israeli government. UN in session over Lebanon question. Northern Lebanon uneasy over killing of former president Franjileh's son, daughter-in-law and grand-daughter by Phalangist gunmen. Japan concerned over oil spills as the result of recent earthquake. Jimmy Carter meets with Indian PM Desai. A roundup of 1978 mid-term election results.
News of the day for May 14, 1978 - Sabre rattling between Ethiopia and Somalia. Sabre rattling between China and Russia. U.S. Military experts traveling to China, Taiwan views it as slap in the face. Russian language newspaper in Manhattan bombed by pro-Israeli group Jewish Resistance, no injuries. Senate readies to vote potential veto of Jimmy Carter's F-15 Fighter package to Israel, Egypt and Suadi Arabia. Northwest Airlines continues negotiations with union. Abel Muzorewa threatens to quit bi-racial transitional government of Ian Smith. American companies in Iran told to restrict employees movements due to anti-government violence.
May 9, 1978 - The death of former Italian Prime Minister Aldo Moro, kidnapped by members of the Red Brigade and found dead after 55 days. Italy in state of shock and outrage. FBI calls for stepped up domestic Anti-Terrorism measures. Dramatic rescue of passengers from downed National Airlines Flight 193 off Florida coast.
Nights at the Roundtable with Human League and their BBC Session from August 8, 1978.
March 16, 1978 - Aldo Moro kidnapped. Israeli Army in Lebanon. Panama Canal Treaty. 101 Day old Coal Strike. Cosmonauts return to earth from 96 days in Space.
March 7, 1978. Sharp divide among Israelis about settlements in Arab territories. Coal Miners Strike. Carter invoking Taft-Hartley to settle strike. Panama Canal Treaty debate continues. Rhodesia border clashes with Zambia. Cairo looking to Washington for leadership in Middle-East Peace talks. Kuwait Oil Minister seeks boost in prices. Larry Flynt recovering from surgery following shooting. Mid-West feeling effects of Coal Strike.
Nights at the Roundtable with Ronnie Montrose - in tribute to his passing today at 64. Town Without Pity from his first Instrumental solo album Open Fire, released in 1978.
Nights at the Roundtable with Wire and sessions at The BBC for The John Peel Program - January 18, 1978.
News of the day for August 4, 1978 - the unemployment rate jumps to 6.2% - The stock market has a dramatic rise of over 23 points. Jimmy Carter selling his proposal to reform the Civil Service system, Flooding in Texas, Former UK Liberal Party Leader Jeremy Thorpe arrested for attempted murder. Sec. of State Cyrus Vance heading to Middle East and more talks. Border hostilities between Vietnam and Cambodia heating up and ther's a cement shortage in Southern California.
Newstalgia World Stage with the original version for radio of Wings by Arthur Kopit.
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