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Starting with reports on suggested cutbacks to the Military, with a proposed scaling down of the Air Force to 10% of its current size in planes and personnel. The gradual phase-down of Army troop strength in Europe and the switching of personnel from an offensive force to an occupation force was being implemented.
On the domestic front – strikes were now plaguing the country with labor disputes springing up in the Steel industry.
Overseas – The Middle East was in the beginning of its decades-long turmoil, with riots breaking out in Tel-Aviv over Jewish refugees being held in Palestinian detention camps and British forces being brought in to quell the disturbances. In Argentina, a Military Junta successfully ended its coup with the removal of President Juan Peròn and a Military cabinet quickly formed. Convicted War Criminals Quisling former head of Nazi-occupied Norway and Pierre Laval, former head of the Nazi-backed Vichy Government in France, and both condemned to Death, were trying to appeal their sentences. Neither, it seemed, would be having much luck.
All that, and a lot more via the News With Vandervender Program over WOR in New York on October 10, 1945