Video: 'Baretta S01E01 - He'll Never See Daylight' (Jan. 17, 1975)
(Friday, January 17, 1975, 10:00 p.m. EST) — Baretta vows revenge on the underworld mob boss who has his thugs murder his girlfriend on the premiere episode of the undercover cop drama series Baretta, starring Robert Blake, tonight on ABC-TV.
Video: 'American Experience - Battle of the Bulge (PBS Documentary)' (Jan. 17, 1945, at 1:06:33)
(Wednesday, January 17, 1945; during the Battle of the Bulge on the Western Front of World War II) — “The day after Houffalize was taken, Patton congratulated his corps commanders on their victory at the Battle of the Bulge, but whatever the papers said, this fight was not over…”
Video: 'Popular Raoul Wallenberg Videos'
(Wednesday, January 17, 1945; part of The Holocaust during World War II) — Swedish diplomat Raoul Wallenberg, credited with saving tens of thousands of Jews, disappeared today in Hungary while in Soviet custody.
Video: 'Soviet Drive On Warsaw (1945)'
(Wednesday, January 17, 1945; during the Vistula–Oder Offensive, part of the Eastern front of World War II) — Russian and Polish troops today captured devastated Warsaw to free its last survivors of five years of Nazi tyranny as the Red Army’s greatest offensive surged twenty-four miles across western Poland, taking Czestochowa and reaching within fourteen miles of the German border.