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Today in History for December 2nd

RESTRICTION SUMMARY: AP CLIENTS ONLYSHOTLIST:SOURCE - RESTRICTIONLocation - Date1. See ScriptSTORYLINE: December 2nd, 1954: In Washington, the U.S. Senate takes the rare step of condemning one of its own - Joseph McCarthy, Republican of Wisconsin.McCarthy is censured for bringing the Senate into disrepute - after his anti-communist crusade and its tactics come under fire.1942:At the University of Chicago, scientists demonstrate the world's first artificially-created, self-sustaining nuclear chain reaction.Their work is part of the Manhattan Project - the top-secret, American-led effort to develop nuclear weapons during World War Two.2001: One-time energy giant Enron files for Chapter 11 protection - in one of the largest corporate bankruptcies in U.S. history.1993: In Colombia, Pablo Escobar - one of the world's most notorious drug lords - is shot to death by security forces in Medellin.And, 1982: In Salt Lake City, Barney Clark receives a permanent artificial heart in the first operation of its kind.Doctor Robert Jarvik is the inventor of the device implanted into Clark's chest.Clark lives 112 days with the artificial heart, after the operation at the University of Utah Medical Center.Today in History, December 2nd --- ___ ___, 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: 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.
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