Cold War Radio #119

Posted: November 7, 2014 in Uncategorized

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Show Notes:cwr1_mugs

Mark Schwartz Israel update!

 

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Today in Cold War History
1949 – King Faruk disbands Egyptian parliament
1949 – The first oil was taken in Oil Rocks (Neft Daşları), oldest offshore oil platform. (Azerbaijan, Caspian Sea)
1954 – US spy plane (RB-29 SuperFortress) shot down North of Japan by Soviet Air defence forces.
1956 – Suez Crisis: The United Nations General Assembly adopts a resolution calling for the United Kingdom, France and Israel to immediately withdraw their troops from Egypt.
1957 – Cold War: The Gaither Report calls for more American missiles and fallout shelters.( purpose was to “form a broadbrush opinion of the relative value of various active and passive measures to protect the civilian populations in case of nuclear attack and its aftermath.)
1967 – The U.S. Selective Service Commission announced that college students arrested in anti-war demonstrations would lose their draft deferments.
1973 – The U.S. Congress overrides President Richard M. Nixon’s veto of the War Powers Resolution, which limits presidential power to wage war without congressional approval.
1983 –: a bomb explodes inside the United States Capitol. No one is injured, but an estimated $250,000 in damage is caused.( Six members of the “Resistance Conspiracy” were arrested in May 1988 and charged with the bombing, as well as related bombings of Fort McNair and the Washington Navy Yard.)
1985 – The Colombian army stormed the country’s Palace of Justice. The siege claimed the lives of 100 people, including 11 Supreme Court Justices. The Palace had been seized by leftist guerrillas belonging to the April 19 Movement.
1989 – East German Prime Minister Willi Stoph, along with his entire cabinet, is forced to resign after huge anti-government protests.

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