Cold War Radio #111

Posted: October 20, 2014 in Uncategorized

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Show Notes:

U.S. Humanitarian Aid Going to ISIS

US Drops Arms, Ammunition To Kurds Fighting ISIS In Kobani

Boehner Slams Preparations For Executive Amnesty: Unacceptable

This Lesbian’s Daughter Has Had Enough

Today in Cold War History
1947 : The House Un American Activities Committee began investigating alleged Communist activities involving Hollywood entertainers. The house then pressured the Hollywood establishment to create a blacklist of those not cleared by the committee to ensure they did not obtain work but most continued to write using pseudonyms.
1952 : The Subversive Activities Control Board has recommended that the American Communist Party be registered with the US government and be forced to show it’s membership rostra and financial records under the internal security act of 1950.
1961 – The Soviet Union performs the first armed test of a submarine-launched ballistic missile, launching an R-13 from a Golf-class submarine.
1962 – People’s Republic of China launches simultaneous offensives in Ladakh and across the McMahon Line, igniting the Sino-Indian War.
1967 : More than 10,000 protesters took to the streets of Oakland, California on the fifth day of demonstrations in protest against American involvement in the Vietnam War.
1968 : Jackie Kennedy marries Greek multimillionaire Aristotle Onassis on his privately owned island paradise part of the Greek Islands.
1973 : President Nixon fired special prosecutor Archibold Cox and abolished the Watergate prosecution force. He also accepted the resignation of Attorney General Elliot L Richardson and fired all his deputies.
1981 – Two police officers and an armored car guard are killed during an armed robbery in Rockland County, New York, carried out by members of the Black Liberation Army and Weather Underground.
1983 : The Prime Minister of Grenada, Maurice Bishop, is shot dead by the armed forces at the Caribbean island’s military headquarters .
1986 – Tupolev-134 crashes in Southern Africa
1987 – 10 die as US Air Force jet crashed into a Ramada Inn near Indianapolis
1988 – Man armed with explosives blows himself up in 125 St subway station (NYC)

Sweden Hunts for Source of Underwater Signals

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