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April 26, 1964 - The Curious Mix Of Optimism And Pessimism.

April 26, 1964 - LBJ Announces substantial Nuclear Weapons reduction. Khruschev announces similar reduction. Cuba tensions resume. Dean Rusk returns from Saigon with upbeat assessment. Robert McNamara concedes winning in Vietnam "will take time". Railroad Union settlement reached. LBJ tours Appalachia promoting War On Poverty legislation. Civil Rights Bill at a standstill. Threatened "stall-ins" at opening of Worlds Fair don't materialize, but 300 Civil Rights demonstrators arrested.

April 4, 1960 - Ike Heaps Praise - Cuba Heaps Disdain.

April 4, 1960 - Republicans kick off Presidential race. Violence escalates in South Africa. Cause of crash of National Airlines Plane in North Carolina ruled to be a bomb. Largest Communist Youth Rally staged in Havana. Oscars coming up this evening.

Fidel Castro Announces Retirement

BBC: Cuba's ailing leader Fidel Castro has announced he will not return to the presidency, in a letter published by official Communist Party paper,

 But Did He Inhale?

Anti-Castro Majority Leader Tom DeLay enjoys a fine Cuban cigar via Eschaton Sometimes a cigar is just a cigar. And sometimes, according to House