Last Call 10-5-19

Day 989 of the Trump administration and unfortunately, he’s still in office; we need to fix that.

It’s been just a little over two months since we moved to our New Home and it’s going pretty well. Of course, we have you guys to thank for it; your comments, Community Submissions, searches, and just curiosity/lurking have helped News Views expand.

Personally, I don’t miss the Channel System one bit. We have so much more creative license here and less restrictions. Just make sure to recommend our articles and TELL A FRIEND!

Fun Facts:

  • 1945 “Meet the Press” premieres on radio
  • 1921 the World Series was carried on radio for the first time as Newark, New Jersey station WJZ (later WABC) relayed a telephoned play-by-play account of the first game from the Polo Grounds. (Although the New York Yankees won the opener, 3-0, the New York Giants won the series, 5 games to 3.)
  • 1938 Germany invalidates Jews’ passports
  • 1953 Earl Warren was sworn in as the 14th chief justice of the United States, succeeding Fred M. Vinson.
  • 1958 racially-desegregated Clinton High School in Clinton, Tennessee, was mostly leveled by an early morning bombing.
  • 2005 defying the White House, senators voted 90-9 to approve an amendment sponsored by Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz., that would prohibit the use of “cruel, inhuman or degrading treatment or punishment” against anyone in U.S. government custody. (A reluctant President George W. Bush later signed off on the amendment.)

Entertainment History:

  • 1962 The Beatles release their first record, “Love Me Do.”
  • 1962 The first James Bond film, Dr. No starring Sean Connery, debuts.
  • 1978 Dolly Parton becomes the first country singer to pose for Playboy.

Enjoy what’s left of this gorgeous weekend!

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