Video: 'Reshaping the Supreme Court' (July 20, 1937, at 1:37)
(Tuesday, July 20, 1937, 4:30-5:50 p.m. EDT) — U.S. President Franklin D. Roosevelt asked Vice President John Garner today what his chances were with Congress regarding his plan to increase the number of Supreme Court justices to obtain favorable rulings regarding New Deal legislation. Continue reading VP Garner tells FDR ‘you’re beat’ on ‘court-packing plan’ 80 years ago this hour #OnThisDay #OTD (July 20 1937)
Video: 'The Chris Barber Band - Cat Call'
(Thursday, July 20, 1967) — The Chris Barber Band recorded Paul McCartney’s composition “Catcall” today at Chappell Recording Studios in London with the Beatle contributing vocals and likely played organ for release in the UK Oct. 20, 1967. Continue reading The Chris Barber Band records McCartney’s ‘Catcall’ in London 50 years ago #OnThisDay #OTD (July 20 1967)
Video: 'Second draft of World War I draft numbers is drawn by United States Secretary of ...HD Stock Footage'
(Friday, July 20, 1917, 9:49 a.m. EDT) — America’s World War I draft lottery began today as Secretary of War Newton Baker, wearing a blindfold, reached into a glass bowl and pulled out a capsule containing the number 258 during a ceremony inside the Senate office building in Washington. Continue reading America’s World War I draft lottery begins 100 years ago this hour #OnThisDay #OTD (July 20 1917)