Video: 'ABC-ROLLING STONE PRESENTS:20 YEARS OF ROCK 'N' ROLL-11/24/87' (the music is edited due to copyright laws but the interviews are intact)
(Tuesday, November 24, 1987, 9:00-11:00 p.m. EST) — Rolling Stone Presents Twenty Years of Rock & Roll, a musical salute to two decades of Rolling Stone magazine, aired tonight on ABC-TV, featuring interviews with rock stars (including ex-Beatle George Harrison) and rare footage of musical performances. Continue reading TV special celebrates 20 years of Rolling Stone magazine 30 years ago this hour #OnThisDay #OTD (Nov 24 1987)
(Saturday, November 24, 1917, 7:33 p.m. local time) — Nine members of the Milwaukee police department and one civilian were killed and several injured tonight when a bomb, designed to destroy the Italian Evangelical Church, in the heart of the third ward, an Italian settlement, exploded in Central Police Station, where it had been carried for examination. Continue reading Terrorist attack kills 10 in Milwaukee 100 years ago this hour #OnThisDay #OTD (Nov 24 1917)
Video: 'Un-American Activities Enquiry (1947)'
(Monday, November 24, 1947; during the Second Red Scare and the Cold War) — The U.S. House of Representatives voted 346 to 17 today to approve citations for contempt of Congress against a group of writers, producers and directors that became known as the “Hollywood Ten” for refusing to tell the House Un-American Activities Committee (HUAC) whether they were members of the Communist party. Continue reading ‘Hollywood Ten’ cited for contempt of Congress 70 years ago #OnThisDay #OTD (Nov 24 1947)
Video: 'Remember the Veep: The Life of Alben Barkley'
(Saturday, November 24, 1877) — Alben W. Barkley, the 35th Vice President of the United States who served under President Harry S. Truman (1949-1953), was born today in Lowes, Kentucky. Continue reading U.S. Vice President Alben W. Barkley born 140 years ago #OnThisDay #OTD (Nov 24 1877)