A shameful consequence of the Vietnam War, in the lesser-known adjacent nation of Laos.
The first U.S. President to visit the most heavily bombed nation in the world. It's time to acknowledge our four decades' old mistakes.
May 11, 1975 - news for the week ending. Final evacuation from Cambodia. South Vietnamese refugees still pouring out of the country. Senator McGovern visits Cuba. OAS talks of lifting Cuban sanctions by Summer. Last two Marines killed in Vietnam still in Saigon. Laos faces Communist takeover. Egypt moves to clear Suez Canal of wrecked ships from 1976 War.
May 1, 1961 - Peace overtures between Laos and Cambodia. South Vietnam situation. U.S. Foreign Policy. Domestic Unemployment. Scientists weighing weather conditions for launch of first Manned Spaceflight. Jordan's King Hussein announces wedding engagement. Last day to help Newstalgia. Donate whatever you can. It all helps!
Newstalgia Reference Room with a JFK Press Conference from January 15, 1962 - covers topics ranging from Education, Berlin, Food For Peace Program, Civil Rights, Vietnam, Laos, and Medicare.
News of this week, ending May 11th in 1975. Evacuation of Cambodia, news of takeover of Cambodia by Khmer Rouge, Refugees heading to U.S., aftermath of fall of South Vietnam. 30th Anniversary of VE day and Egypt clears Suez Canal of wrecked ships from 1967 war in anticipation of re-opening the Canal.
President Nixon's Press conference of December 10, 1970. Among the subjects are Laos, Vietnam, the Paris Peace Talks, the appointments of Donald Rumsfeld and George Bush to Administration posts and inviting the press to a White House Christmas party . . .it must've killed him.
(Handed a rather overflowing plate in 1961) With all the recent reflection on Presidential 100 days and crisis management, I was reminded just how