U.S. troops to protect Saudi Arabia | Enquirer historic front pages from August 8

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Take a look back at history through the front pages of The Cincinnati Enquirer. Every day we look at 10 pages that show the local, national and international headlines.

Today’s pages cover news reported in The Enquirer on August 8 in years ranging from 1945 to 2000. Headlines include President George Bush sending troops to Saudi Arabia to protect against invasion from Iraq in 1990 and Richard Nixon chosen as the GOP presidential nominee in 1968.

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Aug. 8, 1945

08 Aug 1945, Wed The Cincinnati Enquirer (Cincinnati, Ohio) Newspapers.com

Aug. 8, 1948

08 Aug 1948, Sun The Cincinnati Enquirer (Cincinnati, Ohio) Newspapers.com

Aug. 8, 1961

08 Aug 1961, Tue The Cincinnati Enquirer (Cincinnati, Ohio) Newspapers.com

Aug. 8, 1964

08 Aug 1964, Sat The Cincinnati Enquirer (Cincinnati, Ohio) Newspapers.com

Aug. 8, 1968

08 Aug 1968, Thu The Cincinnati Enquirer (Cincinnati, Ohio) Newspapers.com

Aug. 8, 1973

08 Aug 1973, Wed The Cincinnati Enquirer (Cincinnati, Ohio) Newspapers.com

Aug. 8, 1974

08 Aug 1974, Thu The Cincinnati Enquirer (Cincinnati, Ohio) Newspapers.com

Aug. 8, 1978

08 Aug 1978, Tue The Cincinnati Enquirer (Cincinnati, Ohio) Newspapers.com

Aug. 8, 1990

08 Aug 1990, Wed The Cincinnati Enquirer (Cincinnati, Ohio) Newspapers.com

Aug. 8, 2000

08 Aug 2000, Tue The Cincinnati Enquirer (Cincinnati, Ohio) Newspapers.com

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