The Insurgent Radio Kiosk
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This is the insurgent radio kiosk for Monday, June 7 Today in 1926, the first airmail service flew from Milwaukee County Airport. The mail was delivered along the Dickinson Line, which operated from Chicago to St. Paul with stops at Milwaukee and LaCrosse. Airmail remains the most effective method of mail delivery. Tonight at six […]
This is the insurgent radio kiosk for Monday, May 31 Today is Memorial Day. Shortly after the civil war, communities all over the United States held memorials for fallen soldiers. Decades went by and America fought in several more wars, giving communities further reason to continue these services. In 1968, Congressed passed the Uniform Monday […]
This is the insurgent radio kiosk for Monday, May 24 Music: Refrain by Lys Assia On this day in 1956, the first winner of the Eurovision Song Contest was crowned. Lys Assia of Switzerland won with the song “Refrain.” Eurovision, as it’s commonly called, is a European song competition known for extravagant visuals and pop-style […]
This is the insurgent radio kiosk for Monday, May 17 Music: I Will Survive On this date in 2004, Massachusetts became the first US state to legalize same-sex marriage. The state processed 6,100 same-sex marriage licenses in the first six months after legalization. Same-sex marriage ceased to be a state issue in June 2015 when […]
This is the insurgent radio kiosk for Monday, May 10 Today in history sees two historical figures taking on their notable title. In 1940, Winston Churchill succeeded Neville Chamberlain as the British Prime Minister. And in 1994, Nelson Mandela was sworn in as the first black president of South Africa. The second Monday of the […]
This is the insurgent radio kiosk for Monday, May 3 Music: Going My Way Today in 1944, the film “Going My Way” premiered in New York. Starring Bing Crosby as a young priest taking over a church from an older priest, played by Barry Fitzgerald, Going My Way was directed by Leo McCarey and was […]