News of this day

May 25, 1942 - Advances And Predictions.

News for May 25, 1942 - Russians regain Kharkov after fierce fighting. Allied Air Raids on Japanese air fields in Rabaul, New Guinea. RAF bombers head for raid on Cologne. Australians working on gasoline replacement. Report from Finland say country on verge of starvation. Capitol Hill looking into gasoline substitutes. Allied Air Superiority predicted by 1943 and war to end by 1944.

May 15, 1964 - The Long Shot.

May 15, 1964 - 1964 Presidential Primary season. Ambassador to Saigon and GOP Presidential candidate Henry Cabot Lodge expected to win Oregon Primary, chances good in California. Senate GOP pledges to keep the Bobby Baker Scandal probe alive. Michigan Politics - Gov. George Romney and Attorney General Frank Kelly clash on Legislative Reapportionment issue. South Vietnam - 51 S. Vietnamese troops killed in ambush by Vietcong. LBJ and Robert McNamara hold talks on Vietnam situation. Civil Right leader Bayard Rustin pledges 50,000 to protest upcoming Democratic Convention in Atlantic City.

February 6, 1948 - Dixiecrats And Rent Control.

News for February 6, 1948 - Dixiecrats call to bolt the party over Truman's Civil Rights legislation. Food prices drop offering a sign the economy is on the mend. Snowstorm disrupts last day of Winter Olympics. Rent Control Bill on hold and elections in Ireland cast doubt for Eamon de Valera's government.

January 4, 1942 - A World At War.

News of the day, this day in history for January 4, 1942 - Japanese continue attack on Singapore, invade Borneo. Battle of Philippines continues. North Africa - 7,000 Axis prisoners taken. 77th Congress gets ready to open with emphasis on War production. Warning that a German invasion of Britain was still possible.

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.