Pretty much everyone who reads New Mandala spends a bit of time digesting news coverage about Thailand. Through regular reports, we all get used to the language and issues of the day. From time-to-time it can be useful to turn back the clock a bit, and see what has happened before. Today I stumbled on a little report in the 16 May 1962 edition of the Milwaukee Journal. I figured it was worth bringing this abstract to readers’ attention:

There are plenty of other gems to be found if you plug “Thailand” into the Google News Archive. It is well worth a look if you have a spare half hour on your hands.