Stalin, Lenin, October Surprise

On this day: October 31
Joseph Stalin's body is removed from Lenin's Tomb (1961)

Vietnam War October surprise: Citing progress with the Paris peace talks, U.S President Lyndon Johnson orders a complete, immediate cessation of "all air, naval, and artillery bombardment of North Vietnam" (1968)

The Obamas host a U.S. Halloween party at the White House, welcoming more than 2,000 children (2009)

b: Cecil Roberts (1946); d: Farrell Dobbs (1983)

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