News of the day for June 13, 1979 - Carter gets Senate repudiation over Rhodesian sanctions, SALT II Treaty signing preparations and criticism. Carter getting ready to leave for Vienna and first face-to-face with Leonid Brezhnev. Conference of Mayors gets ready for "The austere 80's". Nicaragua fighting heats up. Panama riots over 28% rise in gas prices and Thailand starts shipping Cambodians back home by the busload.
News of the day for February 28, 1981 - British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher visits Washington for talks. Nicaragua and El Salvador are heating up. Accusations fly back and forth between Moscow and Washington about sending arms. Secretary of State Alexander Haig chimes in. Attempts being made in the Arab World to end the Iran-Iraq War. And the world spins relentlessly onward.
(Getting the stories straight - what they didn't know and when they didn't know it) The echo from Ronald Reagan's first inaugural address had hardl
(Luis Somoza - like father like son) Virgil Pinkley (News commentator): “The Champ is dead, but his heirs are still in firm control of one of the
(Not you? Then who? Not me - Couldn't be. Then who? Not you?) Twenty three Christmases ago, beginning in November, the Iran-Contra Affair was bubbl
They Gave Us a Republic: Big bank execs make out like bandits. Majikthise: Nicaragua's shocking abortion ban, and the deadly consequences. Sadly, No
Liberal Values: To conservatives, Europe is a mass of socialism as described in an old Ayn Rand novel with economies doomed to forever fall behind the
Last November, Nicaragua became the third country in the world, after Chile and El Salvador, to criminalize all abortions. There are no exceptions; no
Wolfowitz's Lament! More Than 100 Journalists Killed This Year By PAUL AMES, Associated Press Writer BRUSSELS, Belgium - More than 100 journalists hav
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