Astronauts

Pentagon Confidential – May 15, 1997

Pentagon Confidential – May 15, 1997

. . . or click on the link here for Audio Player – CBS World News Roundup – May 15, 1997 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection News for this May 15th in 1997 had much to do with scandals, accusations and improprieties in the Military. Starting off with the much-publicized...

‘ . . .And God Bless All Of You – All Of You On The Good Earth’ – December 24, 1968

‘ . . .And God Bless All Of You – All Of You On The Good Earth’ – December 24, 1968

. . . or click on the link here for Audio Player – Christmas Message from Apollo 8 – Dec. 24, 1968 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection. Coming to the end of a year of chaos and upheaval in 1968, a glimmer of hope came from a space capsule orbiting...

Exploring And Celebrating The Stratosphere – December 11, 1935 – Past Daily Reference Room

Exploring And Celebrating The Stratosphere – December 11, 1935 – Past Daily Reference Room

. . . or click on the link here for Audio Player – National Geographic Society Awards – December 11, 1935 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection. When U.S. Army Air Corps Captains Albert W. Stevens and Orville A. Anderson landed their Explorer II High-altitude balloon on the ground near White...

Putting A Strain On The Constitution – August 4, 1973

Click on the link here for Audio Player- CBS Radio – The World This Week – Week ending August 4, 1973 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection A week of drama, the week ending this August 4th in 1973. Supreme Court challenges to the War in Cambodia, and Senate Watergate Hearings....

A Day In The Life Of A Beirut Tarmac – June 17, 1985

Click on the link here for Audio Player – CBS Hourly News – June 17, 1985 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection News for this day, at least as far as the U.S. was concerned, centered around a hostage drama unfolding at Beirut Airport. Members of a Shi’ite Militia group, armed...

First American In Space Holds A Press Conference – May 8, 1961

Click on the link here for Audio Player – CBS Radio Special Report: Alan Shepard Press Conference – May 8, 1961 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection On May 5, 1961 America sent its first Astronaut into space. Alan Shepard aboard Freedom 7, the first of the series of six Project...

Something Terrible Has Just Happened – January 28, 1986

Click on the link here for Audio Player – CBS Radio – Shuttle Challenger Explosion bulletin – January 28, 1986 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection Twenty-eight years ago, this day – the world watched with shock and horror as the Shuttle Challenger, taking off on what was considered a routine...

Mass Murder And The Jesus Fixation – December 31, 1966 – Past Daily: Thousand Yard Stare Edition

Click on the link here for Audio Player – ABC Radio News Of The World For 1966 – December 31, 1966 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection If someone was to attempt to pinpoint exactly when things started to go haywire, they would most likely land on 1966. For all intents...

Semi-Conscious And Smiling – July 26, 1975

Click  on the link here for Audio Player: The World This Week – July 26, 1975 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection The good news for this week ending on July 26th in 1975 had more to do with what was going on a few thousand miles outside of Earth, rather...