President Lyndon B. Johnson Signs Tax Cut Bill President Lyndon B. Johnson signs the tax cut bill into law just 13 months after it was proposed to Congress by martyred President John F. Kennedy. Less than six hours after final Congressional passage, he affixes his signature to the act that will mean $11 Billion in the pockets of taxpayers.
Fab Four Return Home To Beatlemania Uproar Twelve thousand screaming teenagers jam London Airport to welcome 'The Beatles' back from their U.S. triumphs. Our staff scientist, in an odd moment, calculated that this young mob of teens generated enough energy to put three Atlas missiles into orbit and to power fifty-four thousand transistor radios. 'The Beatles' did what the Redcoats couldn’t do in the American Revolution; they conquered the Colonies.
Yesterday's Big Story:
Justice To Those Found Guilty Of War Crimes And Atrocities With victory in World War II, the Allies turned to fixing the guilt of those responsible.
Marshall Henri Petain was condemned to death and then exiled instead for collaborating with the Germans after the fall of France.
Vidkun Quisling was hanged in Norway for betraying his fellow countrymen.
In Japan, Pearl Harbor Premier Hidaki Tojo and 24 other defendants were found guilty of war crimes and atrocities. Tojo was hanged.
In Germany Heinrich Himmler, head of Hitler’s secret police, committed suicide rather than face trial.
The most famous hearings were in Nuremberg, Germany where 21 high-ranking Nazis faced their accusers. Twenty-one were found guilty and ten were executed, but the misery and horror they spawned lived after them.