Newscasts

August 24, 1939 - Forecast: Dark. Very Dark.

News of this day in 1939 - Paris Radio and Berlin Radio reports on the newly signed German-Russian non-Aggression Pact. War fears spreading throughout Europe. Propaganda regarding Poland. A nervous day.

August 18, 1995 - Hostages, Saber Rattling And Ito.

News of the day for August 18, 1995 - U.S. tanks mass on border of Jordan and Iraq. Judge Lance Ito suspends OJ Simpson trial to listen to the Fuhrman Tapes. Hostage situation in Kashmir. Body of Himalayan mountain climber Alison Hargreaves discovered. Illegal Alien sweep in Nebraska. Former Arkansas Governor Jim Guy Tucker up on new indictments over White Water affair. Shannon Faulkner still in sick bay at The Citadel. Convicted murderer Sylvester Adams executed and The Interstate 880 Sniper is arrested.

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.