Tag Archives: American History

  1. BBC man scooped the death of Martin Luther King this week 47 years ago

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    April 6, 2015 by dontbringlulubook

    Martin Luther King was shot in Memphis in the U.S. on April the 4th 1968. Journalist Gerry Priestland (twice Washington …
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  2. Muhammad Ali and Ron Onions

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    October 30, 2014 by dontbringlulubook

    Memories of the Foreman vs Ali fight in Kinshasa forty years ago, prompted a reminiscence of Ali’s visit to the …
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  3. Sandi Toksvig’s father was part of the Moonshot team

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    December 2, 2013 by dontbringlulubook

    Claus Toksvig covered the moon landing in 1969  for Danish TV and the European Broadcasting Union. Incidentally Toksvig was the first …
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  4. Moonshot reporter lived to 97

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    December 1, 2013 by dontbringlulubook

    BBC Aviation Correspondent lived to 97 – the Moonshot was one of his biggest stories.

  5. What A Wonderful World

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    December 1, 2012 by dontbringlulubook

    Louis Armstrong was the influence behind the name of Louise ‘Lulu’ Onions. We learnt of the struggle Louis had as …
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  6. ‘You can bring Pearl, she’s a darn nice girl, but don’t bring Lulu’ – The inspiration behind the title of the book

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    November 9, 2012 by dontbringlulubook

    In an earlier article ‘Welcome to The New World?!’ we mentioned this song ‘Don’t Bring Lulu’ as a reflection of …
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  7. The City that never sleeps….

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    October 7, 2012 by dontbringlulubook

    The life and times of New York City had a lasting impact for the Onions family. When Ron was sent …
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