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On This Day – 8 August

Posted on: Wed 8 Aug 2018

On this day;

1974 – American President, Richard Nixon, announces his retirement after the Watergate Scandal.

1988 – the 8888 Uprising in Myanmar Begins.

1970 – Janis Joplin bought a headstone for the grave of her greatest influence Bessie Smith.

Breakfast producer, Zoe Kounadis, joins Breakfast’s Tom Mann and Casey Tonkin to discuss these events more.

Produced by Zoe Kounadis

Image Sourced: Wikimedia Commons


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