Video: '60 Minutes - Manuel Noriega (1988)'
(Sunday, February 7, 1988, 7:00-8:00 p.m. EST) — Panamanian strongman Gen. Manuel Noriega, indicted Feb. 5, 1988, on U.S. charges that he sold his country to drug smugglers, said tonight in a television interview that he met with U.S. officials in 1985 to discuss plans for an invasion of Nicaragua. Continue reading Noriega says U.S. planned to invade Nicaragua 30 years ago this hour #OnThisDay #OTD (Feb 7 1988)
Video: 'Vietnam: The Ten Thousand Day War - Tet! [7/13]' (Feb. 8, 1968, at 27:16)
(Thursday, February 8, 1968, 4:15 a.m. Saigon Standard Time; during Tet Offensive, part of the Vietnam War, Indochina Wars and the Cold War) — Communist reinforcements launch the first daylight attack during the Battle of Khe Sanh, storming up hill 64 today just outside the Combat Base. The western half the outpost falls, but U.S. Marines counterattack and retake the hill. Continue reading North Vietnamese launch first daylight attack at Khe Sanh 50 years ago this hour #OnThisDay #OTD (Feb 8 1968)