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Zika Spreads Worldwide (In early 2015, a widespread epidemic of Zika fever, caused by the Zika virus in Brazil, spread to other parts of South and North America. It also affected several islands in the Pacific, and Southeast Asia. In January 2016, the World Health Organization (WHO) said the virus was likely to spread throughout most of the Americas by the end of the year. In November 2016, WHO announced the end of the Zika epidemic)
The Antarctic Treaty was signed in Washington on 1 December 1959 by the twelve countries whose scientists had been active in and around Antarctica during the International Geophysical Year (IGY) of 1957-58. It entered into force in 1961 and has since been acceded to by many other nations.
Berlin Wall Tumbles (The fall of the Berlin Wall, on 9 November 1989, was a pivotal event in world history which marked the falling of the Iron Curtain and the start of the fall of communism in Eastern and Central Europe. The fall of the inner German border took place shortly afterwards. An end to the Cold War was declared at the Malta Summit three weeks later, and the reunification of Germany took place in October the following year)
Katie Couric - is an American television and online journalist, presenter, and author. Couric has been a television host all of the Big Three television networks in the United States, and in her early career she was an Assignment Editor for CNN. She worked for NBC News from 1989 to 2006, CBS News from 2006 to 2011, and ABC News from 2011 to 2014. From 2013 to 2017, she was Yahoo's Global News Anchor.
Katie Couric with Matt Lauer in her early years on the Today Show.
"Dapper Dan" Hogan Dies Of Bomb Wounds (Known as the “Irish Godfather”, Hogan was a principal figure in the Twin Cities underworld during the 1920s. He operated the Green Lantern Saloon on Wabasha Street in downtown St. Paul. The establishment catered to crooks, bootleggers and shady characters associated with organized crime. The Green Lantern operated as a speakeasy and an illegal gambling casino, as well as a front for laundering stolen property and money among other things. On December 4, 1928, Dapper Dan got behind the wheel of his Paige coupe and turned on the ignition. A bomb located beneath the floorboards detonated and blew off his right leg. He slipped into a coma at the hospital and died nine hours after the blast. He was given a funeral worthy of Prohibition-era Chicago and was buried in Calvary Cemetery)
Erica Hill - is an American journalist who works for CNN. She serves as a primary substitute anchor and a correspondent. She co-anchored Weekend Today from 2012 to 2016, following work at CBS since 2008.
Hill with President Obama and co-anchor Harry Smith
Here's one we're all familiar with.....................
Fake News (also known as junk news, pseudo-news, alternative facts or hoax news, is a form of news consisting of deliberate disinformation or hoaxes spread via traditional news media or online social media. Digital news has brought back and increased the usage of fake news, or yellow journalism. The news is then often reverberated as misinformation in social media but occasionally finds its way to the mainstream media as well)
The truth is I probably could have used just one person's photo for this one.......................
So true, so true ...
Charles Gibson - is a retired American broadcast television anchor and journalist. Gibson was a host of Good Morning America from 1987 to 2006, and the anchor of World News with Charles Gibson from 2006 to 2009.
Hindenburg Explodes, Burns, Fear 90 Killed (occurred on May 6, 1937, in Manchester Township, New Jersey, United States. The German passenger airship LZ 129 Hindenburg caught fire and was destroyed during its attempt to dock with its mooring mast at Naval Air Station Lakehurst. There were 35 fatalities from the 97 people on board, and an additional fatality on the ground)
I Cheated and Lied - While former North Carolina Senator John Edwards was campaigning for the 2008 Presidential office The National Enquirer began a series of reports alleging an adulterous affair between Edwards and former campaign worker Rielle Hunter. By July 2008, several news media outlets speculated that Edwards' chances for the Vice Presidency as well as other positions such as the Attorney General were harmed by the allegations, which now included that he fathered a child with Hunter and had visited her and the baby girl at the Beverly Hilton Hotel in Beverly Hills, California. However, the story was not widely covered by the press for some time, until, after initially denying the allegations, Edwards admitted the affair. On January 21, 2010, John Edwards issued a press release to admit that he fathered Hunter's child.