Newstalgia Reference Room with Eleanor Roosevelt's Keynote Address at the 1956 Democratic Convention.
May 21, 1984 - President-elect from El Salvador Josè Napoleon Duartè visits the U.S. and lobbies President Reagan and Congress for military aid, despite rotten Human rights record. Iran continues to attack shipping in Persian Gulf, brings condemnation for Arab League and hints of U.S. involvement. Hindu-Muslim riots claim 100 in Bombay. Soviet dissident Andrei Sakharov celebrates 63rd birthday with 19th day of hunger strike.
News of the day in 1938. News from Radio Prague on the previous days elections in Czechoslovakia. Election results and the Sudeten-German crisis. May 16, 1938.
May 11, 1975 - news for the week ending. Final evacuation from Cambodia. South Vietnamese refugees still pouring out of the country. Senator McGovern visits Cuba. OAS talks of lifting Cuban sanctions by Summer. Last two Marines killed in Vietnam still in Saigon. Laos faces Communist takeover. Egypt moves to clear Suez Canal of wrecked ships from 1976 War.
May 10, 1940 - Belgium, The Netherlands and Luxembourg are invaded. Prime Minister Neville Chamberlain resigns. Winston Churchill assumes office. News reports, bulletins, analysis of the days turn of events.
May 9, 1978 - The death of former Italian Prime Minister Aldo Moro, kidnapped by members of the Red Brigade and found dead after 55 days. Italy in state of shock and outrage. FBI calls for stepped up domestic Anti-Terrorism measures. Dramatic rescue of passengers from downed National Airlines Flight 193 off Florida coast.
May 8, 1945 - official announcement of surrender of Germany. News from various capitols and reports for the Official VE Day.
Newstalgia Downbeat featuring Duke Ellington and His Famous Orchestra live from Basin Street in New York City. From April 16,1956.
Wrapping up Day 9 of the Army-McCarthy Hearings on May 5, 1954, as reported by George Herman and Griffing Bancroft of CBS Radio.
May 3, 1972 - Silver Mine Disaster in Idaho. Presidential Primaries. Voting Machine malfunctions in Ohio. Nixon appoints L. Patrick Grey to replace J. Edgar Hoover. Mass defection of South Vietnamese troops from Huè. Upcoming Primaries. Sen. Jackson withdraws from race. Humphrey big winner in latest primaries. Guilty pleas in Yablonski murders.