Also, in 1949, Truman announced the Soviets had tested a nuclear bomb.
And in 1952, Nixon delivered the "Checkers" speech.
Oh, and happy autumnal equinox, everyone. It was wonderfully fall-ish this morning. Cold and very rainy! Which means I got to wear my leather jacket, and feel cool.
Last night, watched Stitch: the Movie, which is a direct-to-video sequel to the best movie of last year. Well, actually, it's less a sequel than a pilot for the new show they will have on the Disney Channel. Anyways. It wasn't as good as the original, but had some good stuff in it. Worth seeing.
The Straight Dope reports on the moms of Sparta.
Soon, news links.