USSR

January 16, 1975 - Same As It Ever Was - Same. As. It. Ever. Was.

January 16, 1975 - this day in history. Recession getting worse. GNP drops 9.1%, worst since 1958. Inflation rose 13%, worst since 1947. Calls for Gas Rationing. Soviet Union says detente not dead, just wounded. CIA Hearings continue. Ford Auto to offer rebates on new cars. Israel/Lebanon border skirmishes. Middle East Peace feelers continue. News Analyst Eric Sevareid on world reaction to Economy.

August 3, 1948 - Hot Summer - Cold War.

News of the day for August 3, 1948 - The Cold War and the Berlin Airlift. Rumors of Stalin being in charge. Red Scare in U.S. government with Whittaker Chambers Hearings going on. Despite Cold War stance, still active trade between Soviet Union and U.S. and the Olympics continue in London with new records being set almost daily.