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.
May 4, 1970 - The National Guard and the killings at Kent State.
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.
April 26, 1964 - LBJ Announces substantial Nuclear Weapons reduction. Khruschev announces similar reduction. Cuba tensions resume. Dean Rusk returns from Saigon with upbeat assessment. Robert McNamara concedes winning in Vietnam "will take time". Railroad Union settlement reached. LBJ tours Appalachia promoting War On Poverty legislation. Civil Rights Bill at a standstill. Threatened "stall-ins" at opening of Worlds Fair don't materialize, but 300 Civil Rights demonstrators arrested.
March 30, 1965. In-depth look at the major stories of the day. Terrorist bombing of U.S. Embassy in Saigon. White House weighs retaliation options. HUAC turns its attention to the KKK and other domestic terrorist groups. Man convicted of robbery and murder and sentenced in absentia in 1920 turns up and faces trial 45 years later. And Charles De Gaulle launched tirade against French Scientists speaking English.
Newstalgia Reference Room with Sen. Thomas J. Dodd as interviewed on Meet The Press - May 2, 1965.
Newstalgia Reference Room - A Dean Rusk Press Conference. Secretary of State Dean Rusk holds of Press conference, reviewing the events of 1967 and outlining U.S. goals for 1968, and discusses the ceasefire offer to North Vietnam. Less than three weeks later the Tet Offensive would begin.