Newstalgia Reference Room- President Kennedy Visits Paris. On his way to the Vienna Summit, President Kennedy pays a visit to Charles DeGaulle to discuss French support of U.S. foreign policy. Wrap-up of days activities for June 2, 1961.
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.
Newt is wonderful for comedy. Bad for the country. Wonderful for comedy.
Thirty-four years ago today, Elvis Presley, dubbed The King of Rock n' Roll died at age 42.
News of the day for January 30, 1948 - initial reports on the shooting of Mohandas Gandhi in India.
Note: I'm experimenting with a new (hopefully) daily feature that attempts to recap the day's economic news in a way that's informative and entertaining. There's a lot of insane stuff going on in the world of economics and finance and my goal will
(Picture the entire state of New York, homeless and in a shambles) [media id=17879] The devastating floods which are hitting Pakistan, and continu