Zaire

June 14, 1978 - Carter And Castro.

June 14, 1978. Jimmy Carter alleges Cuban involvement in Zaire uprising. Castro denies it. Negotiations with China put on fast track. Washington poses questions on Israel intentions on Gaza and West Bank, causes rift in Israeli government. UN in session over Lebanon question. Northern Lebanon uneasy over killing of former president Franjileh's son, daughter-in-law and grand-daughter by Phalangist gunmen. Japan concerned over oil spills as the result of recent earthquake. Jimmy Carter meets with Indian PM Desai. A roundup of 1978 mid-term election results.

August 2, 1994 - Healthcare, Whitewater And Voodoo Lounge.

News of the day for August 2, 1994 - Sen. George Mitchell unveils his version of a Healthcare bill. The infamous Whitewater investigation continues. Primary voting for the 1994 off-year election was underway. The CIA was aware Aldrich Ames was a Russian spy three years before he was unmasked as one. Dysentery is replacing Cholera as an epidemic in Zaire. AIDS pandemic is threatening Asia. Wildfires are reeking havoc in the Northwest. The Rolling Stones launch their Voodoo Lounge tour and Cal Ripkin joins Lou Gehrig's record in playing 2,000 consecutive games.

May 31, 1978: Commies And The Economy.

News of the day for May 31, 1978. Skyrocketing inflation. Consumer prices suffer a hefty increase. NATO summit decries Communist involvement in Africa. Brezhnev reacts. Zaire fighting continues with French and Belgian troops while first contingent of Moroccan peacekeepers arrive. UN extends peacekeeping mission in the Golan Heights. Tuition Tax Credits proposed by Congress. Italian Opera rocked by financial scandal. And Knee-Capping comes to Berlin.