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Two x B s station would become WNBC TV announcer Red Barber called the game between the Cincinnati Reds in the Brooklyn Dodgers and Abbott's field in Brooklyn. At the time, television was still in its infancy and very few people on television. Shin sets, there were only about 400 in the New York area. Not until 1946 did regular network broadcasting catch on in the United States. This week in 1963, on the steps of the Lincoln Memorial in Washington, D C. African American civil rights movement reaches its high watermark when Martin Luther King Jr gives his I have a dream speech to about 250,000 people attending the march on Washington for jobs and freedom. The demonstrators, black and white, poor and rich came together in the nation's capital to demand voting rights and equal opportunity for African Americans and to appeal for an end to racial segregation and discrimination. Also this week in 1963, 2 months after signing an agreement to establish a 24 hour a day hotline between Moscow and Washington, the system went into effect. The hotline was supposed to help speed communication to help prevent the possibility of an accidental war. The agreement came just months after the October 1962. Been missile crisis in which the U. S and Soviet Union came to the brink of a nuclear conflict. And this week in 2000 won the euro currency is formally introduced, The new currency would go into effect in 2002. Currently the euro is the official currency of 19 out of 27 you member countries and that's what happened. Thanks for listening to this week in history on I Heart radio. The buying and selling of Holmes isn't for the timid, meek realestate world can be a vicious jungle laden with dangers and pit bulls. Thank God we've got Lee Max time Agent Michelle Slow, Fearless, Real tour of Sloane sells homes dot com and the queen of the real estate jungle. It's really state time with Michelle's loan on 700. W. Well, that's a little much and my wife, Michelle. Sloane is here on 700 wlw. If you're not ready for.