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Kennedy wins election by slim margin
1960 Election -- November 09, 1960
Rebel army invades Cuba, battles for beachheads
Cuba: Bay of Pigs -- By FRANCIS L. McCARTHY, UPI Writer -- April 17, 1961
Khrushchev warns U.S. against Cuban invasion
Cuba: Bay of Pigs -- By HENRY SHAPIRO -- April 22, 1961
East Berlin a city under siege
Berlin Wall -- By JOHN A. CALLCOTT -- August 14, 1961
Cuba blockade stands, U. S. says
Cuban Missile Crisis -- October 25, 1962
JFK denies U. S. planned Cuba invasion air cover
Cuba: Bay of Pigs -- January 24, 1963
They're turning the hose on us
Civil Rights: Birmingham -- May 03, 1963
More than 200,000 rally for civil rights
Civil Rights: Birmingham -- August 28, 1963
Grief, rage hang over church blast scene
Civil Rights: Birmingham -- By WILLIAM K. HANDEL -- September 15, 1963
Eyewitness account of Kennedy assassination
JFK Assassination (Pulitzer) -- BY MERRIMAN SMITH, White House Reporter -- November 23, 1963
The light flickers out in Vietnam
Vietnam: Fall of Saigon -- By LEON DANIEL -- May 09, 1975
Oswald's 1959 interview with UPI
JFK Assassination (Pulitzer) -- By ALINE MOSBY -- November 23, 1963
UPI reporter close as Ruby shot Oswald
JFK Assassination (Pulitzer) -- By TERRANCE W. McGARRY -- November 24, 1963
Alabama state police gas, beat Selma Negro marchers
Civil Rights: Selma -- March 07, 1965
War begins in Mideast
The Middle East War -- By United Press International -- June 05, 1967
King shot, condition critical
Civil Rights: MLK jr. Assassination -- April 04, 1968
Vast throng pays King last tribute
Civil Rights: MLK jr. Assassination -- April 09, 1968
Victory cries are followed by anguish
RFK Assassination -- June 05, 1968
Soviets bloc troops invade Czechoslovia
Soviet Invasion of Czechoslovakia -- August 21, 1968
Nixon's goals: unity and peace
1968 Election -- November 07, 1968
World watches as man steps onto alien world for first time
Apollo 11 Moon Landing -- July 20, 1969
Diana Oughton Profile -- The Making of a Terrorist
Weather Underground (Pulitzer) -- By LUCINDA FRANKS and THOMAS POWERS -- September 14, 1970
Airline stewardesses near 30th birthday in U.S.
Robert J. Serling -- January 07, 1960
Negroes stage sit down act
United Press International -- February 03, 1960
French explode atomic bomb in Sahara Desert
Anthony Austin -- February 13, 1960
Chilean earthquake toll up to 91; houses topple
United Press International -- May 21, 1960
Khruschev warns U.S. to keep out of Cuban affairs
Robert J. Korengold -- July 09, 1960
Domestic issues aired By Nixon and Kennedy in first debate
1960 Election -- September 27, 1960
Kennedy's use of notes during debate draws Nixon's fire
1960 Election -- United Press International -- October 14, 1960
Kennedy wins election by slim margin
1960 Election -- November 09, 1960
Airliners collide over New York City
Jack V. Fox -- December 16, 1960
Dr. Janet Travell personal physician for White House
United Press International -- January 26, 1961
'Ice Queen,' 17 other U.S. skaters killed
United Press International -- February 15, 1961
Kennedy asks Latin nations to join in progress alliance
Merriman Smith -- March 14, 1961
Vote amendment becomes official
United Press International -- March 29, 1961
FCC chief demands broadcast improving
United Press International -- May 09, 1961
JFK signs bill for Peace Corps
United Press International -- September 22, 1961
Russians defy world, set off biggest nuclear blast
Frederick Laudon -- October 30, 1961
Castro admits he's a Red to the core
United Press International -- December 02, 1961
Cold War not affected by exchange of prisoners
Stewart Hensley -- February 10, 1962
Mrs. Glenn says prayer, then starts celebrating
Space Race: Sputnik -- United Press International -- February 21, 1962
Wilt hits 100 as Warriors win
United Press International -- March 03, 1962
Astronaut Carpenter completes three orbits around Earth
United Press International -- May 24, 1962
Unrepentant Eichmann hanged
United Press International -- June 01, 1962
U.S. launches, orbits Telstar; global video visualized
Alvin B. Webb Jr. -- July 10, 1962
'Astronauttes' beg for place in space
United Press International -- July 17, 1962
JFK Donates Full Salary To Charity
1960 Election -- November 14, 1962
Grid hall admits 'dream backfield'
United Press -- January 29, 1963
Volcano blows off on Bali
United Press International -- March 21, 1963
Last Alcatraz inmates depart
Peter J. Hayes -- March 21, 1963
Valentina Tereshkova becomes first woman in space
Space Race: Sputnik -- Alvin B. Webb -- June 17, 1963
Washington, Moscow establish 'hot line' link
United Press International -- June 20, 1963
Doctors hopeful for new JFK son
Alvin Spivak -- August 07, 1963
Dignitaries, grid greats dedicate football shrine
Robert Tenenbaum -- September 07, 1963
Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. asks Kennedy for federal intervention
Civil Rights: Birmingham -- September 16, 1963
Russ praise president's U.N. speech
Merriman Smith -- September 20, 1963
President Kennedy assassinated, Texas Governor Connally gravely wounded
JFK Assassination (Pulitzer) -- By MERRIMAN SMITH, UPI White House Reporter -- November 22, 1963
LBJ will cut budget, nuclear output
Merriman Smith -- January 08, 1964
Students mob Beatles in NYC
George F. Gaal -- February 07, 1964
Destroyer sinks in collision
United Press International -- February 10, 1964
Tanganyika, Zanzibar merge to form Tanzania
United Press International -- April 26, 1964
40 microphones found in U.S. Moscow Embassy
United Press International -- May 20, 1964
Florida's Bible ruling reversed
United Press International -- June 01, 1964
Monson Motor Lodge demonstration: Praying and singing brings Florida Melee
Civil Rights: Desegregation -- June 19, 1964
President Johnson will deliver acceptance speech
United Press International -- August 27, 1964
Mets defeat SF Giants, Murakami
United Press International -- September 02, 1964
Johnson gets Warren report
JFK Assassination (Pulitzer) -- United Press International -- September 24, 1964
Nik relieved of job, replaced
United Press International -- October 15, 1964
District of Columbia finally gets to vote
1964 Election -- United Press International -- November 03, 1964
President at work on his 'Great Society' program
United Press International -- January 05, 1965
Churchill is dead
United Press International -- January 24, 1965
The Strange Case of John Fritz Johnson
By David Smothers -- February 10, 1965
Newsman present during Malcolm X's assassination
Stanley Scott -- February 21, 1965
Soviets blast 2 men into space
Space Race: Sputnik -- United Press International -- March 18, 1965
Viet AF chieftain heads 9th regime in 2 years
United Press International -- June 19, 1965
U.S. draft call doubled
United Press International -- July 28, 1965
Johnson signs Medicare
United Press International -- July 30, 1965
Fall is fatal to equestrian, an ex-hostess
United Press International -- August 28, 1965
For families of astronauts Cooper, Conrad long wait is over today
William Clayton -- August 30, 1965
Captured U.S. pilots 'criminals,' says Hanoi
United Press International -- September 29, 1965
St. Louis 'tops off' lofty 'Gateway Arch'
United Press International -- October 29, 1965
U.S. to airlift Cuban refugees
United Press International -- November 06, 1965
France launches first satellite
United Press International -- November 26, 1965
Marcos takes oath of office as 6th president of Philippines
United Press International -- December 30, 1965
USSR Luna-9 sends moon photos
Space Race: Sputnik -- United Press International -- February 04, 1966
Jets dodge missiles in heaviest bombing of North since lull
United Press International -- March 07, 1966
Archbishop ignores churchly heckling group
Sheila Walsh -- March 23, 1966
Crazed student kills 15 persons; finally shot
James T. Young -- August 01, 1966
Lunar Orbiter I circles moon in near-perfect path
United Press International -- August 14, 1966
South African premier slain
United Press International -- September 06, 1966
Coal slag buries Welsh school
United Press International -- October 21, 1966
Carmichael is sentenced for Black Panther rally
United Press International -- November 30, 1966
3 astronauts die in Apollo capsule
Al Rossiter Jr. -- January 28, 1967
Atom bomb pioneer dies
United Press International -- February 19, 1967
Supreme Court kills mixed marriage ban
United Press International -- June 12, 1967
Riots erupt in Florida
United Press International -- June 12, 1967
Fire aboard carrier Forrestal kills U.S. service members
Mike Feinsilber -- July 29, 1967
Rockwell, U.S. Nazi party leader, slain
United Press International -- August 25, 1967
Thurgood Marshall sworn in as justice of Supreme Court
United Press International -- October 02, 1967
Long illness kills singer Woody Guthrie
United Press International -- October 04, 1967
Hanoi says admiral's flier son is captured
United Press International -- October 27, 1967
Basketball opens Hall of Fame at site of founding
United Press International -- February 18, 1968
Civil rights bill signed
United Press International -- April 10, 1968
Old London Bridge to move to Arizona
United Press International -- April 18, 1968
Race Tension Builds Up in Virgin Isles
UPI -- April 26, 1968
Johnson says Hanoi agrees to talks in Paris
Merriman Smith -- May 03, 1968
U.S. nuclear sub missing
Donald H. May -- May 28, 1968
Underground movie actress shoots Warhol
United Press International -- June 04, 1968
RFK dies, services Saturday in New York
RFK Assassination -- United Press International -- June 06, 1968
Sirhan's father deeply shaken; 'blackest day of my life'
RFK Assassination -- United Press International -- June 06, 1968
Police issue all points bulletin for woman at RFK assassination
RFK Assassination -- United Press International -- June 06, 1968
Ray, accused of murdering Martin Luther King Jr., arrested
Civil Rights: MLK jr. Assassination -- United Press International -- June 08, 1968
France ignores treaty, to test H-bombs
United Press International -- July 01, 1968
Nina Simone's 'Soul' reigns 6th year
Hugh Wyatt -- July 04, 1968
Hank Aaron apologetic about milestone 500th Home Run
UPI Staff -- July 15, 1968
Quake jams hospitals in Philippines
United Press International -- August 02, 1968
Pope arrives in Colombia
United Press International -- August 22, 1968
Movies agree to new film rating program
United Press International -- October 08, 1968
Smith wins fifth U.S. gold medal
United Press International -- October 17, 1968
Jackie 'very happy,' marries Onassis today
United Press International -- October 20, 1968
First Negro woman voted to Congress
United Press International -- November 06, 1968
Children cheer 'Heidi,' but football fans angry
United Press International -- November 18, 1968
Arthur Ashe placed first in U.S. tennis rankings
United Press International -- December 12, 1968
Apollo astronauts report 'everything looks okay' in greatest adventure in space
United Press International -- December 21, 1968
Stepped up search for killer
United Press International -- December 23, 1968
Russia flies supersonic airliner
United Press International -- December 31, 1968
Fire aboard Enterprise; casualties
United Press International -- January 14, 1969
Decision awaited on 'Two Virgins' album sale
United Press International -- February 07, 1969
James Ray enters plea of guilty in Dr. King slaying
United Press International -- March 10, 1969
Former President Eisenhower dead at 78
United Press International -- March 28, 1969
1st degree verdict for Sirhan Sirhan
Jack V. Fox -- April 17, 1969
'World is fading away' as Apollo 10 flies to moon
Al Rossiter Jr. -- May 19, 1969
Battle for 'Hamburger Hill' over
1960 Election -- May 20, 1969
Soccer 'war' won by El Salvador, 3-2
Culture -- June 28, 1969
Launch crews roll toward Apollo 11 launch
Apollo 11 Moon Landing -- July 14, 1969
Countdown goes ahead of schedule
Apollo 11 Moon Landing -- July 15, 1969
J. Edgar Hoover: Black Panther Greatest Threat to U.S. Security
Civil Rights: Desegregation -- July 16, 1969
Families watch Apollo blastoff
Apollo 11 Moon Landing -- United Press International -- July 16, 1969
Apollo view on death row
Apollo 11 Moon Landing -- United Press International -- July 16, 1969
Apollo 11 could mean death knell for flat earth society
Apollo 11 Moon Landing -- United Press International -- July 16, 1969
NASA chief briefs Abernathy after protest at Cape
Apollo 11 Moon Landing -- United Press International -- July 16, 1969
Apollo 11 blasts off for historic moon voyage
Apollo 11 Moon Landing -- By AL ROSSITER JR. -- July 16, 1969
Rocket age gets to ice cream, amusement park
Apollo 11 Moon Landing -- United Press International -- July 17, 1969
Edison scoffed at moon trip
Apollo 11 Moon Landing -- United Press International -- July 17, 1969
Wapakoneta moon cheese operation just booming
Apollo 11 Moon Landing -- United Press International -- July 17, 1969
Moonsuits protective, restrictive
Apollo 11 Moon Landing -- United Press International -- July 19, 1969
Moon walk up to Armstrong
Apollo 11 Moon Landing -- By EDWARD K . DeLONG, UPI Space Writer -- July 19, 1969
Astronauts view lunar landing site
Apollo 11 Moon Landing -- July 19, 1969
Passenger in Ted Kennedy car killed
United Press International -- July 19, 1969
Rower of Atlantic turns up on beach
United Press International -- July 20, 1969
World watches as man steps onto alien world for first time
Apollo 11 Moon Landing -- July 20, 1969
Astronaut's widow never lost faith
Apollo 11 Moon Landing -- Charles E. Taylor -- July 21, 1969
Montclair native Aldrin's dad nervous at touchdown
Apollo 11 Moon Landing -- Lawrence Sutter -- July 21, 1969
Armstrong's parents happy and pray for safe return
Apollo 11 Moon Landing -- United Press International -- July 21, 1969
'That's one small step for mankind ...'
Apollo 11 Moon Landing -- United Press International -- July 21, 1969
Believe Luna 15 hit moon hard
Apollo 11 Moon Landing -- United Press International -- July 21, 1969
Apollo 11: Chronology of an epic
Apollo 11 Moon Landing -- United Press International -- July 21, 1969
Astro's mom feared her son would sink
Apollo 11 Moon Landing -- Sue Reisinger -- July 22, 1969
Astronauts will rub each other
Apollo 11 Moon Landing -- United Press International -- July 24, 1969
Apollo 11 to land today; moon quake detected
Apollo 11 Moon Landing -- July 24, 1969
Former Green Beret chief in Vietnam held in slaying
Bert W. Okuley -- August 06, 1969
Actress, heiress, 3 men slain in bizarre setting
Vernon Scott -- August 10, 1969
Astronauts emotion filled at ticker tape parade
Apollo 11 Moon Landing -- August 14, 1969
Thousands flee Woodstock chaos, mud
United Press International -- August 16, 1969
Tate Murder Case Frustrates Police
Top Stories -- September 03, 1969
North Vietnam leader Ho Chi Minh dead
Stewart Hensley -- September 04, 1969
Marchers arrested in start of Chicago 8 trial
United Press International -- September 25, 1969
Berryessa killer termed a deviate
United Press International -- October 01, 1969
Blood-soaked cloth sent to paper after murder
United Press International -- October 15, 1969
Zodiac Killer emerges again; wants attention
United Press International -- November 12, 1969
Apollo 12 crewmen hit the bulls-eye
Al Rossiter Jr. -- November 19, 1969
Indians invade Alcatraz again
United Press International -- November 20, 1969
Astronauts on way to Honolulu
Edward Inouye -- November 25, 1969
Chicago policemen kill two Black Panthers in gun fight
United Press International -- December 05, 1969
Rock music turns sour for hippies
Music Festivals -- UPI -- December 07, 1969
Death, debris in Altamont wake
Music Festivals -- UPI -- December 08, 1969
EVENTS
1968 Year in Review

Events of 1968
1968 Presidential Election
Robert F. Kennedy Assassinated
Martin Luther King Assassination
Poor People's March
Student Demonstrations
Pope Paul VI/Garbage Strike
Vietnam War/Tet Offensive
N. Korea Seize U.S. Ship
Russia Invades Czechoslovakia
1968 in Space
1969 Year in Review

Events of 1969
Apollo 11
War Protests
Vietnam Withdrawal
Nixon Becomes President
Supreme Court
Chappaquiddick
Charles DeGaulle Defeated
Eisenhower, Judy Garland Die
Foreign Affairs: Northern Ireland/Russia
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