11/20/14

Norman Thomas Born, Nuremberg Trials Begin, JFK Unblocks Cuba

November 20: On This Progressive Day
Trials against 24 Nazi war criminals start at the Palace of Justice at Nuremberg (1945),

In response to the Soviet Union agreeing to remove its missiles from Cuba, U.S. President John F. Kennedy ends the quarantine of the Caribbean nation (1962)

Si Newhouse's Cleveland Plain Dealer publishes explicit photographs of dead villagers from the My Lai massacre in Vietnam (1969)

The U.S. Senate Ethics Committee issues a stern censure of Sen. Alan Cranston (D-CA) for his "dealings" with savings-and-loan executive Charles Keating (1993)

In Lisbon, Portugal, President B. Hussein Obama holds a tête-à-tête with Islamist corruptocrat President Hamid Karzai of Afghanistan (2010)

b: Irakli Tsereteli (1881), Norman Thomas (1884), Hu Yaobang (1915), Robert Byrd (1917), Joe Biden (1942); d: Leo Nikolayevich Tolstoy (1910), Henry Hyndman (1921), Buenaventura Durruti (1936), Corneliu Zelea Codreanu (1938), Francisco Franco (1975), Richard Cordtz (2006)

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