Cold War Radio #78

Posted: August 6, 2014 in Uncategorized

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Guest Jason Hall joins the show

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SHOW NOTES:

The Cold War Museum® is a 501(c)(3) charitable organization dedicated to education, preservation, and research on the global, ideological, and political confrontations between East and West from the end of World War II to the dissolution of the Soviet Union.

The Museum is located at Vint Hill, in one of the former Vint Hill Farms Station buildings used during the Cold War for signals intelligence by the National Security Agency, the Central Intelligence Agency, and the US Army to safeguard the United States against a surprise nuclear attack. Vint Hill is part of The Journey through Hallowed Ground national heritage area and in close proximity to the Manassas National Battlefield Park, the National Museum of the Marine Corps, and the historic towns of Leesburg, Manassas and Warrenton, Virginia. The Museum shares a campus with The Inn at Vint Hill, the Vint Hill Craft Winery, the Covert Café, and Old Busthead Brewing Company. The Museum’s physical address is 7142 Lineweaver Road, Warrenton, VA 20187.
Jason Hall Executive Director of the Cold War museum

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Today in Cold War History
1954 – The uranium rush began in Saskatchewan, Canada.
1955 – Eisenhower authorizes $46 million for construction of CIA headquarters
1960 – Rocket propelled USAF research aircraft sets record at 2,150 MPH
1964 – Gulf of Tonkin incident: U.S. destroyers USS Maddox and USS Turner Joy report coming under attack in the Gulf of Tonkin.
1965 – The Constitution of Cook Islands comes into force, giving the Cook Islands self-governing status within New Zealand.
1969 – Vietnam War: At the apartment of French intermediary Jean Sainteny in Paris, American representative Henry Kissinger and North Vietnamese representative Xuan Thuy begin secret peace negotiations. The negotiations will eventually fail.
1971 – US launches 1st satellite into lunar orbit from manned spacecraft
1974 – A bomb explodes in the Italicus Express train at San Benedetto Val di Sambro, Italy, killing 12 people and wounding 22.
1975 – The Japanese Red Army takes more than 50 hostages at the AIA Building housing several embassies in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. The hostages include the U.S. consul and the Swedish Chargé d’affaires. The gunmen win the release of five imprisoned comrades and fly with them to Libya.
1977 – U.S. President Jimmy Carter signs legislation creating the United States Department of Energy.
1987 – The Federal Communications Commission rescinds the Fairness Doctrine which had required radio and television stations to present controversial issues “fairly”.
1988 – Congress votes $20,000 to each Japanese-American interned in WW II
1990 – The European Community imposed an embargo on oil from Iraq and Kuwait. This was done to protest the Iraqi invasion of the oil-rich Kuwait.
1991 – The Oceanos, a Greek luxury liner, sank off of South Africa’s southeast coast. All of the 402 passengers and 179 crewmembers survived.
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