Cambodia

January 7, 1979 – Pol Pot Overthrown

January 7, 1979 – Pol Pot Overthrown

January 7, 1979 – CBS Radio Hourly News – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – January 7, 1979 – after some two weeks, large numbers of rebel troops, aided by Vietnamese tanks, seized control of Cambodia, and captured the capitol city of Phnom Penh and overthrow premier Pol Pot. The Hanoi...

A Fete Of Surges – August 4, 1978

A Fete Of Surges – August 4, 1978

, – CBS World News Roundup – August 4, 1978 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – A day where activity of all sorts was on the rise – August 4th in 1978. The good news was a surprise surge in the Stock Market, spreading a wave of giddy over Wall...

Snarling And Dancing – June 24, 1980

Snarling And Dancing – June 24, 1980

. . . or click on the link here for audio Player – CBS Radio – The World Tonight – June 24, 1980 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection. Another day, another hornet’s nest of diplomatic wrangling – all on this June 24th 1980. Starting with the ongoing Soviet occupation of...

Adventures In Cambodia – May 18, 1970

Adventures In Cambodia – May 18, 1970

  . . . or click on the link here for Audio Player: NBC News – May 18, 1970 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection With protests against U.S. involvement in Cambodia still fresh, and continuing, the situation in Cambodia on this May 18th, 1970 was unfolding. North Vietnamese and Vietcong...

A Henry Kissinger Press Conference – May 13, 1975

A Henry Kissinger Press Conference – May 13, 1975

. . . or click on the link here for Audio Player – Sec. Of State Kissinger Press Conference – May 13, 1975 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection. With the fall of Saigon and the War in Vietnam effectively over, new incidents popped up on the horizon that made some...

Our House Divided – The Protests Of May, 1970 – Past Daily Reference Room

Our House Divided – The Protests Of May, 1970 – Past Daily Reference Room

. . . or click on the link here for Audio Player – NBC Radio – Our House Divided – May 10, 1970 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection The events of this month 45 years ago were shocking and polarizing. The tide going against our continued War in Vietnam and...

The New Phrase In Our Lexicon – Boat People – May 11, 1975

The New Phrase In Our Lexicon – Boat People – May 11, 1975

. . . or click on the link here for Audio Player – CBS Radio – The World This Week – May 11, 1975 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection. May 11th came on a Sunday in 1975. And as is always the case, Sunday is reserved for recapping the main...

Reagan Has A Word About Kent State – May 5, 1970

Reagan Has A Word About Kent State – May 5, 1970

  . . . or click on the link here for Audio Player – Governor Reagan Announcement of School closings – May 5, 1970 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection. As reverberations continued to be felt around the country, the day after the shootings at Kent State on May 5th 1970,...

The Roots Of Violence – A Conversation With Rollo May – 1970

The Roots Of Violence – A Conversation With Rollo May – 1970

. . . or click on the link here for Audio Player – Speaking Freely: The Roots Of Violence – Dr. Rollo May – Dec. 1970 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection. With the events of 45 years ago shaking America pretty much to its core, the subject turned to the...