December 23, 1986 - Around The World On A Tank Of Gas.

Voyager lands - Nailbiting moments, but it all worked out. News on this day in history wasn't bad, considering. First off was news of the imminent landing arrival of the Voyager, the experimental plane piloted by Dick Rutan and Jeana Yeager. It

Time Person Of The Year: The Protester

Although protesters across the globe stand up and speak out often for very different reasons, today are united in recognition as Time Magazine's "Person of the Year."

November 16, 1997 - Dissidents And A Whiff Of Sleaze.

News of the day via the BBC World Service Newshour from November 16, 1997. Top stories included Chinese dissident Wei Jingsheng released from prison and sent to the U.S. in exile. French Communist Party leader Georges Marchais dies in Paris. Kuwait voices opposition to lending support to a U.S. led action in Iraq. Kenya elections and the first woman running for President. The Sleaze factor rampant in Parliament and Tony Blair answers charges. And 42nd street and Times Square undergoes a dramatic change.