COLD WAR RADIO #51

Posted: May 28, 2014 in Uncategorized

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SHOW NOTES:

Walid Shoebat: Don’t be so quick to rule out a botched kidnapping attempt during Benghazi attack

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Pregnant woman beaten to death by family outside Pakistani court

Boko Haram attack kills 31 Nigerian security personnel

French riot police bulldoze Calais migrant camps

Three Chinese Nuclear Missile Submarines Photographed in South China Sea

Today in Cold War History for May 28
1952 – The women of Greece are given the right to vote.
1956 – Eisenhower signs farm bill allows government to store agricultural surplus
1958 – Cuban Revolution: Fidel Castro’s 26th of July Movement, heavily reinforced by Frank Pais Militia, overwhelm an army post in El Uvero.
1961 – Peter Benenson’s article The Forgotten Prisoners is published in several internationally read newspapers. This will later be thought of as the founding of the human rights organization Amnesty International.
1964 – The Palestine Liberation Organization is formed.
1964 – Unmanned Apollo 2 Saturn test launched into Earth orbit
1971 – USSR Mars 3 launched, 1st spacecraft to soft land on Mars
1974 – Italian fascists bomb demonstrators in Brescia, 6 killed
1975 – Soyuz 18 launches
1976 – The Peaceful Nuclear Explosion Treaty was signed, limiting any nuclear explosion – regardless of its purpose – to a yield of 150 kilotons.
1982 : British troops re-capture Port Darwin and Goose Green in the Falkland Islands taking almost 1500 Argentine prisoners.
1987 – The 19-year-old West German pilot Mathias Rust evades Soviet Union air defenses and lands a private plane in the Red Square in Moscow, Russia. He is immediately detained and will not be released until August 3, 1988.

EPA To Unilaterally Push Cap And Trade On Carbon Emissions

 

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