George Mitchell

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.