On This Day, Back In The Day
1814 – Lawyer Francis Scott Key writes “The Defence of Fort McHenry” — a little poem that would become America’s national anthem
1948 – Margaret Chase Smith is elected to the Senate — She becomes the first women to serve in both houses of Congress.
1971 – A prison riot in Attica, NY ends as state police storm the maximum security prison — 42 people died
2004 – “You get a car! You get a car! You get a car!” — Oprah Winfrey tv show kicks off the fall season giving away almost 300 “free” cars
BIG STORIES OUT OF D.C. AND POLITICS.
MSNBC PANEL DEFENDS VULGAR, DISGUSTING CALLS AND SHIPMENTS OF WIRE HANGERS SENT TO GOP SENATOR SUSAN COLLINS
FREUDIAN SLIP? ‘THE VIEW’S’ JOY BEHAR HAD TO CORRECT HERSELF AFTER AN ANTI-TRUMP SLIP OF THE TONGUE ON WEDNESDAY
ANOTHER ONE BITES THE DUST AT CBS — ’60 MINUTES’ CHIEF JEFF FAGER IS SHOWN THE DOOR — FOR A THREATENING TEXT?
OTHER STORIES CATCHING MY EYE