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1987 at SPR

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January

KPBX celebrates 7 years.

March

Mar 4 – President Reagan accepts full responsibility for the Iran-Contra Affair in a nationally televised address.

Mar 20 – FDA approves AZT, an antiviral drug used in the treatment of AIDS.

October

KPBX sponsors the International Beer Tasting Festival at the Spokane Interstate Fairgrounds.

Oct 19 – The Dow plunges 508 points, the largest one-day percentage decline in history.

December

Dec 8 – President Regan and Soviet leader Mikhail Gorbachev sign INF Treaty in Washington, D.C., in which both countries agree to eliminate their intermediate-range and shorter-range nuclear missiles.

 

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