Daily Archives: March 18, 2013

McCartney shoots concert scene for TV special 40 years ago this hour (1973)


Video: 'James Paul McCartney and Wings (TV special 1973)' (Mar. 18, 1973, at 38:23)

(Sunday, March 18, 1973, 4:45 p.m. GMT) — Ex-Beatle Paul McCartney shot a concert performance of four songs (“Long Tall Sally” for the U.S. broadcast and “Hi Hi Hi” for the UK broadcast) at ATV Elstree Studios in Borehamwood for James Paul McCartney, a television special produced by ATV and starring McCartney and his then current rock group Wings. Continue reading McCartney shoots concert scene for TV special 40 years ago this hour (1973)

Poor people entitled to free counsel, Supreme Court rules 50 years ago today (1963)


Video: 'Gideon V. Wainwright Summary'

(Monday, March 18, 1963) — The U.S. Supreme Court, in Gideon v. Wainwright, ruled unanimously today that state courts were required to provide legal counsel to criminal defendants who could not afford to hire an attorney on their own. Continue reading Poor people entitled to free counsel, Supreme Court rules 50 years ago today (1963)