geography

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.

April 2, 1982 - Kerfuffle In The Falklands.

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.

Weekend Gallimaufry - Stranded On An Ice Floe In 1938.

Weekend Gallimaufry - Stranded On An Ice Floe in 1938 - A group of Russian scientists, studying the Arctic, were stranded on an ice floe and adrift for several months before finally being rescued before the ice floe broke apart. Interviews with the scientists who took part in the expedition. Shortwave from Moscow - March 23, 1938.

February 27, 1960 - Wedding Bells And Warning Shots.

February 27, 1960. Eisenhower arrives in Buenos Aires Princess Margaret engaged to Anthony Armstrong-Jones, Troops massed on Israel-Lebanon border. Winter Olympics in Squaw Valley, California. Senate in 11th day of Civil Rights debate. Global Range Ballistic Missiles in future. Pigeons and Starlings overtake Capitol Hill buildings.

February 8, 1942 - Singapore And The Switch To War Time.

February 8, 1942 - Japanese step up bombardment of Singapore, 20 American ships sunk so far off coastal waters, Allies bracing for new Axis assaults especially in Pacific, Dairy Farmers threaten to Unionize. America switches to War Time.

FTC Abandons Net Neutrality

This is bad, bad news for all of us... vnunet.com: (h/t Scarecrow) The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) has decided to abandon net neutrality and allo