The media cannot keep up with trump's lies. It has become the job of the citizens.
MSNBC's Lawrence O'Donnell takes apart our liar-in-chief Trump after he lied for political advantage about Korean War dead in the same week he praised their dictator.
March 21, 1951. N.Y. Crime Committee Hearings. Former Mayor-now Ambassador O'Dwyer grilled on cash payments. Korean War. U.S. troops advance to little resistance. 1,100 casualties this month. 56,000 casualties so far since it started. Call for joint meeting between Labor and Management. Deputy Foreign Ministers at Big 4 Conference in Paris reach no conclusions. HUAC Hearings start, focusing on Hollywood. And Government concludes it's case against three defendants in spy hearings. Defendant Julius Rosenberg denies any part in spy ring.
February 2, 1951 - The war in Korea, frostbite, advancing towards Seoul and rumor of a 38th Parallel being established. On Capitol Hill; wage freeze relaxations, the railroad strike and a move to draft 18 year olds. Atomic testing in Nevada hinted at being responsible for radioactive snowfall in Canada. Religion making a revival, due in large part to the Cold War, the Korean War and The Atomic Bomb.
News of this day for August 23, 1951 - Korean Truce talks break down (again), Iran and Britain at loggerheads over oil situation. The House of Representatives gets ready to go on vacation. The subject is still the economy and Price Controls.
News of the day for July 11, 1951 - Korean War Armistice/Ceasfire Talks continue. Fighting continues with casualty count up to 78,726. Cold War news. Soviet purges threatened in satellite countries. Congress debates over Price Controls with Beef Prices taking center stage. Flooding in Kansas threatening to be worst since 1903 and the 250,000th Refugee lands in the U.S. enroute to Wisconsin.
(An army of cripples, an army of mourners and an army of thieves) When the Korean War finally came to an end, the agreed dividing line between North Korea and South Korea was the 38th Parallel - the dividing line which exists today. The
News of the day for January 25, 1951 with Edward R. Murrow. News on the economy, housing and the Korean War.
Newstalgia Reference Room - Korean War news from November/December 1950
The news for September 13,1950 with Edward R. Murrow - Korean War, Cold War, Defense Department and the appointment of Gen. George C. Marshall as Secretary of Defense.
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