On This Day, Back In The Day
1927 – Gutzon Borglum (and 400 helpers) began the carving heads of four U.S. presidents on Mount Rushmore (When did they finish? Halloween 1941. Sadly, Borglum died in March of 1941 – his son presided over the completion of the monument.)
1957 – The USSR launched SPUTNIK, the first artificial satellite to orbit the earth — the space race was on!
1965 – Pope Paul VI becomes the first Pope to visit the United States
1970 – Janis Joplin was found dead of a drug overdose — she was just 27 years old
BIG STORIES OUT OF D.C. AND POLITICS.
CBS SPENDS 3 MINS TALKING WITH CHELSEA CLINTON ABOUT KAVANAUGH ALLEGATIONS — ZERO ABOUT BILL CLINTON
MORE FROM D.C.
NATIONAL SECURITY ADVISOR BOLTON REFERRED TO PALESTINE AS A ‘SO-CALLED-STATE’ — REPORTER GETS OFFENDED
OTHER STORIES CATCHING MY EYE