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Retro News Wednesday Just For You

Wednesday, January 21, 2015

1) Outrageous News Bloopers

2) 1970s News Clips On Gay Rights

3) Stock Footage – Grime and Crime in New York 1970s – Public Transportation Issues

4) Youth Terror: Behind The Gun 1976 Documentary Clip

5) The Devils Rebels 1976 News Footage

6) KTLA 70s Fashion Segment with Crystal Fambrini

7) 70’s String Art Tutorial, Decor it Yourself

8) 70s NBC TODAY Show Open NBC News Jane Pauley Gene Shalit Iran Crisis II Retro 1979

9) NBC News Coverage of the September 11, 2001, Terrorist Attacks (Part 1 of 2)

10) NBC News Coverage of the September 11, 2001, Terrorist Attacks (Part 2 of 2)


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Retro News Wednesday Just For You

Wednesday, January 14, 2015

1) Sgt Pepper It Was 40 Years Ago Today 1 Hour BBC

2) 1920s news report

3) 1920’s News Reel

4) The great depression – Industrial news (1930s)

5) Sexist 1930s Newsreel: “Lady Lifeguards”

6) The Famous 1930s Skyscraper Daredevil – Dangerous New York Stuntsman ‘Ben Dova’

7) “Sing, Sing, Sing,” By Benny Goodman

8) Famous express trains leaving London railway stations, 1930’s – Film 33327

9) Famous People 1930s Joe Louis, Walt Disney, Lawrence of Arabia Collectibles / Memorabilia

10) History Of Fashion – Episode 3: The 1930s


USOC Selects Boston As U.S. Bid To Host 2024 Olympics


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Retro News Wednesday Just For You

Wednesday, January 7, 2015

1) President John F. Kennedy’s 51st News Conference, March 6, 1963

2) Ronald Reagan – Rich Should Pay Taxes

3) 100 Years Ago Today – March 20, 1913

4) Air Crash Investigation: Swissair Flight 111 ‘Fire In The Cockpit’

5) Dead Baby Comes Back To Life

6) Woman’s Skin Turns Silver For 60 Years – Rosemary Jacobs

7) Walking dead: Girl comes home after she was buried

8) 4 Yr Old Has The Same IQ As Einstein, Bill Gates & Stephen Hawking

9) IQ Test: 10 Questions

10) Lee Harvey Oswald Assassinated By Jack Ruby 50 Years Ago Today On November 24th 1963


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Retro News Wednesday Just For You

Wednesday, December 17, 2014

1) Holiday Inn, starring Bing Crosby and Fred Astaire (1942)

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2) Olympic Bombing 1996, Richard Jewel, The Wrong Man

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3) Biosphere 2: An American Space Odyssey

4) Retro Indy: Biographer Ray Boomhower shares his fascinating figures in local history

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5) 21 old-fashioned fruit punch recipes (1969)

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6) The Shadow of the Thalidomide Tragedy

7) St Paul’s street trolley: The Auto of the People (1904)

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8) The American girl – fashion’s latest model (1915)

9) Terri Schiavo Documentary: The Case’s Enduring Legacy

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10) The Battle for School Busing

11. Photos: See retro New York in all its black-and-white glory

12. Retro album makeovers for modern musicians from Miley to Drake

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Retro News Wednesday

November 26, 2014

1. ‘The 1904 Olympic Marathon May Have Been the Strangest Ever

In 1904, St. Louis hosted the Olympic Games as part of the World’s Fair—and produced a spectacle that incorporated all the mischief of the midway

2. Sybil: A Brilliant Hysteric?

Sybil: A Brilliant Hysteric?

3. Movie: The Phantom Planet

4. The Best Love Songs of the 60s

5. Retro-King Releases the “Tremtone” 5G9

6. Three Ghost Stories by Charles Dickens

7. All New Retro Christmas Online Website Launches Preserving the Vintage Classic Holiday

8. Retro Demonology (Demon Trappers)

9. 42 Incredibly Specific Online Vintage Shops For Your Every Need

10. ReTRo HouSeWiFe


1. Stirring up forgotten lead: Smelters across US at risk from tornadoes, floods, quakes

2. Water quality tests data shows elevated lead levels in Toronto homes

Thirteen per cent of household water tests conducted in Toronto over the past six years showed unsafe levels of lead.

Mark Haan and his wife Mariela and 10-year-old son Michael live in an East York home with lead water service. They want to replace the old pipes but cannot afford it.

3. Virus experiments risk unleashing global pandemic, study warns

Benefits of scientific testing in the area are outweighed by risks of pathogenic strains spreading round world, say researchers

Dr. Terrence Tumpey examines specimens of the 1918 pandemic influenza virus in the US

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Rio 2016 Olympics: Sailors warned over sewage-infested waters, dog carcasses and even ‘human corpses’ in Guanabara Bay

 Five years after Brazil won its Olympic bid, athletes have condemned the site of the Olympic sailing and windsurfing events as a ‘dump’

5. Hungry for a helping of test tube meat? Maybe you should be

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Lab-cultured meat, raised from stem cells, may provide the world with a plentiful, ecologically beneficial and humane source of protein, scientists say. (Krista Simmons / For The Times)

6. Probe finds scant oversight of chemical plants

7. Charismatic Minifauna

Will We Still Have Fruit if Bees Die Off?

Whole Foods Market produce department without items dependent on pollinator populations. (PRNewsFoto/Whole Foods Market)

8. In Utah Boom Town, a Spike in Infant Deaths Raises Questions

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9. I Don’t Want To Be Right

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10. Tons of drowned livestock pose health threat in flood-hit Balkans; army decontaminates areas

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11. Timely cleanup unlikely at state’s hazardous waste sites

Thousands of waste sites have slim chance of cleanup

12. N.C. panel OKs criminalizing disclosure of chemicals in fracking

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