June 2, 2012
The World and Everything In It

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Hour B, Segment 5

The TW&E History Book

June 5, 1947—U.S. Secretary of State George Marshall unveils the European Recovery Program (also known as "The Marshall Plan") aimed at helping European economies recover from World War II.

June 5, 1968—Presidential candidate Sen. Robert F. Kennedy is shot following a campaign event at the Ambassador Hotel in Los Angeles. He dies several hours later.

June 4, 1989—Chinese army troops begin a sweep of Beijing and other areas to crush student-led pro-democracy demonstrations.

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June 2, 2012