Thursday, May 23, 2024

Thursday's podcast: Mexico elections with Richard Fortin plus more stories

 Thursday's podcast:   

Mexico elections with Richard Fortin plus more stories.....

Thursday's video: Mexico elections with Richard Fortin plus more stories

This 'demo' has flown

This 'demo' has flown: They call it….nobody is watching CNN.

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1455: The War of the Roses (ENGLAND'S REAL 'GAME OF THRONES')

Military history expert Barry Jacobsen reviews England's 'War of the Roses', dynastic wars fought between supporters of two rival branches of the royal house of Plantagenent: the Houses of Lancaster and York. Biochemist Leslie Eastman will chime in with a look at the forensic analysis of the remains of the war's most infamous participants, Richard III, which have made the news recently.   Here is Leslie's post.   Click to listen:

We remember Helen O'Connell (1920-93)

We remember Helen O'Connell who was born in Lima, Ohio, on this day in 1920.      

Her career took off in 1939 when she recorded "Green eyes" with Bob Eberly and the Jimmy Dorsey Orchestra.   It was followed by other best sellers like "Tangerine" and "Amapola".

In the 1950's, Helen worked on NBC's "Today Show."   She was also the hostess of the Miss Universe Pageant plus the spokeswoman for Polaroid cameras for several years.

She died in 1993.

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We remember Rosemary Clooney (1928-2002)

We remember Rosemary Clooney who was born in Maysville, Kentucky, on this day in 1928.   She died in 2002.

She was a hugely popular singer in the 1950's, including recording "Sway" with Perez Prado.   She was with Bing Crosby in "White Christmas", the classic holiday movie and song.   Another one of her hits was "Mambo italiano".

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