Out with the conservative cardinal, in with the moderate.
Former Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney asserted in a recent interview that President Barack Obama was like the Roman emperor, Nero, who was "fiddling" while Rome burned.
Occupy Cinecittà, Rome, Italy from Louisa Clarence-Smith on Vimeo. Last week, Occupy Cinecittà, Rome, Italy: Swing-dancers occupy Cinecittà, in protest of government plans to replace the film studios which produced La Dolce Vita into a
Newstalgia Mid-Week Concert with Orquesta Sinfonia Simon Bolivar conducted by the legendary Gustavo Dudamel in a program of works by Stravinsky, Beethoven, Ravel, Ginastera, Verdi and Bernstein.
May 9, 1978 - The death of former Italian Prime Minister Aldo Moro, kidnapped by members of the Red Brigade and found dead after 55 days. Italy in state of shock and outrage. FBI calls for stepped up domestic Anti-Terrorism measures. Dramatic rescue of passengers from downed National Airlines Flight 193 off Florida coast.
April 6, 1976 - News on settlement of the Teamsters Strike. Gerald Ford campaigns in Wisconsin ahead of the Tuesday Primaries. Morris Udall quietly campaigns. UAW says not less government, but better run government is most important during this election season. Right Wing Death Squads murder 15 young people as part of Military Junta crackdown in Argentina. More bombs in Northern Ireland and Northern Portugal. Women march by the thousands in Rome protesting Vatican ban on contraception. France Nuclear tests in South Pacific.
March 27, 1940 - "One Chance For Peace, A Thousand Chances For War". Secretary of State Sumner Welles on returning from Diplomatic mission to Europe. Italian/Hungarian Pact finalized in Rome. Russo-Persia Trade Treaty. Rift developing between France and Soviet Union. Graf Spee crew mutinied. Explosions at Romanian Oil field blamed on British sabotage. U.S. Judge rules Labor Unions do come within range of U.S. Anti-Trust Laws.
Newstalgia Reference Room with a look at the (then) upcoming elections in 1948. Commentary by NBC Correspondent Clifton Utley from March 16, 1948.
Newstalgia Mid-Week Concert - The Berlin Philharmonic With Riccardo Chailly Play Music Of Shostakovitch, Rota And Respighi.
Newstalgia Mid-Week Concert featuring The Berlin Philharmonic, live in concert, conducted by Riccardo Chailly play the music of Shostakovitch, Nino Rota, Respighi and Paul Lincke.
March 9, 1940 - Continued border fighting between Finland and Russia. Germany threatens Sweden over Iron Ore exports. von Ribbentrop visits Rome regarding Finnish crisis. U.S. accused of inciting Finland. Capitol Hill - Labor Committee chairwoman Mary Norton condemns move to drop the Labor Relations Board and calls to revise the Labor Law. Election campaign of 1940 gets underway with Democrats split over the Hatch Act or "pure political law" regarding a ban on officials campaigning for colleagues.
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