COLD WAR RADIO #36

Posted: April 22, 2014 in Uncategorized

36

TUNE IN HERE!!

Show Notes:

Japan expands army footprint for first time in 40 years, risks angering China

Deadly Shootout at Sloviansk Breaks Ukraine’s Easter Truce

Islamic Militants Boko Haram Claim Deadly Nigeria Bus Station Bombing

DOJ ordered to release memo justifying strike on US citizen in Yemen

Drone strikes alone won’t stamp out al Qaeda in Yemen: analysts

Kidnapped French journalists: we were chained together in underground cells

COLD WAR HISTORY for April 22
1948 Arab-Israeli War: Haifa, a major port of Israel, is captured from Arab forces.
1951 – Korean War: The Chinese People’s Volunteer Army begin assaulting positions defended by the Royal Australian Regiment and the Princess Patricia’s Canadian Light Infantry at the Battle of Kapyong.
1952 – An atomic test conducted in Nevada was the first nuclear explosion shown on live network television.
1954 – Red Scare: Witnesses begin testifying and live television coverage of the Army-McCarthy Hearings begins.
1955 – Congress orders all US coins bear motto “In God We Trust”
1967 – Martial Law goes into effect in Greece
1970 – The first Earth Day is celebrated.
1971 – Soyuz 10 launched
1972 – Vietnam War: Increased American bombing in Vietnam prompts anti-war protests in Los Angeles, New York City, and San Francisco.
1972 – Apollo astronauts John Young & Charles Duke ride on Moon
1983 – Great Britain performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site
1983 – Soyuz T-8 returns to Earth
1987 – Sri Lanka Air Force bomb Tamil, 100s killed
1990 – Lebanon release US hostage Robert Polhill after 39 months

Dog tags may solve a 70-year-old mystery for West Delray man

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