News of the day for June 8, 1982 - Israeli Army advancing in Lebanon. PLO's Arafat appeals to Soviet Union for help. Falkland Islands War. U.S. Navy deploys to Mediterranean. Fiscal 1983 Spending Plan. Economic woes. Kermit the Frog addresses Harvard Graduating class.
Nights at the Roundtable with Robert Wyatt and his stellar version of the 1982 Elvis Costello Anti-War anthem; Shipbuilding.
May 24, 1982 - the shooting war gets underway in The Falkland Islands conflict. Iran scores major victories over Iraq. Yuri Andropov pegged to be next in line at The Kremlin. Reagan/Capitol Hill budget battle.
News of the day, this day in history for May 18, 1982 - Soviet Premier Brezhnev calls for freeze in new nuclear weapons. Falkland Islands crisis negotiation continues, not hopeful. Fiscal '83 debate in Senate heating up. Senate votes on controversial used car disclosure proposal. Israeli Prime Minister Begin loses Majority in the Knesset as two members quit the Likud Party to join opposition Labor Party.
News of the day, wrapup of the week ending April 2, 1982 - Argentina invades Falkland Islands. Record turnout in El Salvador elections. Iran-Iraq War in 18th month. Brezhnever admitted to hospital. Social Security in danger of running out of money. 9% unemployment, 18% Black, 42% Black youth. Irish extremist Ian Paisley barred from entering U.S. to speak at Bob Jones University, Bob Jones Jr. calls for Sec. Of State Haig's untimely demise. Reagan rejects calls for Nuclear Freeze.
Nights at the Roundtable with Scottish Punk/New Romantic/Dream Pop Duo Strawberry Switchblade and a session recorded for the John Peel Program at The BBC - October 4, 1982.
John Belushi (w/Chevy Chase). A mad scramble for answers. News of this day in 1982 was pretty sad. It had been reported that actor John Belushi had died earlier in the day from "natural causes". Only as the hours went by did the news reports get
Backstage Weekend featuring Third World, live at The Hammersmith Odeon, London - recorded by the BBC in 1982.
News of the day for October 31, 1982 - the 1982 Mid-term elections, Reaganomics, Tylenol, China, John DeLorean and Cocaine trafficking, spies in Britain.
Nights at the Roundtable with The Jam and a track off their 1982 album The Gift - "Just Who Is The 5 O'clock Hero?"
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