Events of 1988

Published: 1988
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Unknown Speaker: “We can now speak the most majestic words a democracy has to offer, the people have spoken.”

Unknown Speaker: “But I want you to know that if the fires ever dim, I'll leave my phone number and address behind just in case you need a foot soldier.”

Unknown Speaker: “Three, two, one ,zero and lift off, lift off. Americans return to space as Discovery clears the tower.”

Announcer: 1988 a year to remember.

Unknown Speaker: “Am I disappointed, sure I am.” “It was a distorted campaign.”

Unknown Speaker: “This drought is the worst this early in my lifetime”

Unknown Speaker: “This mission is only the beginning of a new era for our space program.” “Where was George?

Unknown Speaker: George was there?”

Unknown Speaker: “We have had a medical debris wash up on the beach.”

Unknown Speaker: “The government of the Islamic republic of Iran continuously, premeditated cold blooded murder.”

Unknown Speaker: “The larger whale went out and came back and the smaller whale and they left.”

Unknown Speaker: “We have planned evacuation right in the doorstep of Yellowstone.”

Unknown Speaker: “The pain for our Armenian brothers and sisters has become the pain for each and everyone of us.”

Unknown Speaker: “There is a 737 landing, top of the fuselage, and the front all dandy, you see people with their hair blown back.”

Unknown Speaker: “Today I can report to you that the Soviet Union has taken a decision to reduce it's armed forces.”

Unknown Speaker: “Time for peace is now, time is hope for now. Keep hope alive.”

Howard Dicus: 1988, the year In Review. I am Howard Dicus. The stories of 88 next.

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