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Occupy Rome

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

May 9, 1978 - Death And Outrage.

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 - Teamsters, Terrorists And Primaries.

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".

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.

March 9, 1940 - Out Of The Frying Pan.

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.