MSN - AP World http://syn2.thecanadianpress.com:8080/mrss/feed/fcf7391a2f354311807f0501c16bde6a MSN - AP World Copyright © 2010-2018 The Canadian Press. All rights reserved. http://www.rssboard.org/rss-specification Sun, 24 Jan 2021 14:45:03 +0000 Today in History for October 20th http://syn2.thecanadianpress.com:8080/mrss/feed/fcf7391a2f354311807f0501c16bde6a/399f99eb8a9b45c9a9b09e361f880cd7 Highlights of this day in history: 'Saturday Night Massacre' takes place during Watergate scandal; Gen. Douglas MacArthur returns to Philippines; Jacqueline Kennedy weds Aristotle Onassis; Three Lynyrd Skynyrd members die in plane crash. (Oct. 20) 399f99eb8a9b45c9a9b09e361f880cd7 Tue, 20 Oct 2020 02:44:15 +0000 RESTRICTION SUMMARY: AP CLIENTS ONLYSHOTLIST:CLIENTS NOTE: VIDEO ONLY - SHOTLIST AND STORYLINE TO FOLLOW AS SOON AS POSSIBLE SOURCE - RESTRICTIONLocation - Date1. See ScriptSTORYLINE: October 20th, 1973:  (AP Archive Video / AP Photos) In Washington, a chapter during the Watergate scandal known as the 'Saturday Night Massacre.'President Richard Nixon orders the firing of Archibald Cox, the Watergate special prosecutor.But Attorney General Elliott Richardson refuses.  Both he and Deputy Attorney General William Ruckelshaus resign.Acting Attorney General Robert Bork ultimately fires Cox - a move that fuels calls for Nixon's impeachment.1944:(AP Photos)During World War Two, General Douglas MacArthur keeps his promise of "I shall return" to the Phillippines.MacArthur steps ashore as American forces liberate the islands, conquered by the Japanese two-and-a-half years earlier.1947:(AP Photos)The Cold War heats up on Capitol Hill.The House Un-American Activities Committee opens hearings into alleged Communist influence and infiltration within America's motion picture industry. 2004:(AP Photos) U.S. Army staff sergeant Ivan "Chip" Frederick pleads guilty to abusing Iraqi detainees at Abu Ghraib prison.He's the highest ranking of the dozen soldiers convicted in the scandal, following the American-led invasion of Iraq.Frederick is paroled after serving about three years of an eight-year sentence.1968:(AP Photos)Former First Lady Jacqueline Kennedy marries Aristotle Onassis, the Greek shipping tycoon, on the island of Skorpios.And, 1977:(AP Photos)(NAT of "Freebird")Tragedy strikes the rock band Lynyrd Skynyrd.Three of the band's members are killed when their chartered plane crashes near McComb, Mississippi.Today in History, October 20th --- ___ ___, The Associated Press.===========================================================Clients are reminded: (i) to check the terms of their licence agreements for use of content outside news programming and that further advice and assistance can be obtained from the AP Archive on: Tel +44 (0) 20 7482 7482 Email: info@aparchive.com(ii) they should check with the applicable collecting society in their Territory regarding the clearance of any sound recording or performance included within the AP Television News service (iii) they have editorial responsibility for the use of all and any content included within the AP Television News service and for libel, privacy, compliance and third party rights applicable to their Territory. Highlights of this day in history: 'Saturday Night Massacre' takes place during Watergate scandal; Gen. Douglas MacArthur returns to Philippines; Jacqueline Kennedy weds Aristotle Onassis; Three Lynyrd Skynyrd members die in plane crash. (Oct. 20) Today in History for October 20th