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Moscow Olympics - Steve Ovett - 1980

July 27, 1980 – The View From Moscow

July 27, 1980 – news from Radio Moscow on this day 36 years ago. The Olympic games, held in the Russian capital, were the big news. Despite a boycott by the U.S., the games went on and Olympic records were set and broken, while America quietly waited until 1984 to...

USS Liberty - June 8, 1967

June 8 , 1967 – Six Day War: Day 4

June 8 , 1967 – Crisis In the Middle East: Day 4 – NBC Radio News – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – June 8, 1967 – The crisis in the Middle East, and the Six Day War was heading into Day 4 – a ceasefire on the ground was holding....

April 14, 1941

April 14, 1941 – Situation East

April 14, 1941 – News Of The World – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – News for this April 14, 1941, the 589th day of War, had much to do with the situation in the Balkans. Yugoslavia fell to the Germans, with Yugoslav resistance scattered and disorganized. The Capital of Belgrade...

April 5, 1979

April 5, 1979 – Surviving TMI

April 5, 1979 – CBS World News Roundup – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – April 5, 1979 – The disaster at 3-Mile Island (known to locals and the media as TMI) was still going on, even though signs were looking cautious but hopeful and an investigation was well underway. Many...

March 8, 1978

March 8, 1978 – Coal Strike: Day 93

March 8, 1978 – CBS World News Roundup – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – March 8, 1978 – After 93 days, the Coal Miner’s strike was heading to Washington for a series of closed-door sessions as a Presidential Board of Inquiry was called to reach some sort of settlement in...

February 26, 1979 – ‘Whatever It Is, We Don’t Like It’.

February 26, 1979 – ‘Whatever It Is, We Don’t Like It’.

February 26, 1979 – CBS World News Roundup – The World Tonight – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – February 26, 1979 – An uneasy day during an uneasy week. The Middle East Peace negotiations were faltering, moving ahead, faltering, balking and inching forward. On this day, it was Israeli Prime...

February 5, 1977 – Sweater Weather At The White House

February 5, 1977 – Sweater Weather At The White House

February 5, 1977 – CBS Radio – The World This Week – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – February 5, 1977 – The week was full of new about the Energy Crisis that wasn’t going to go away. America was asked to curb excess, starting with turning down thermostats, while Buffalo...

January 25, 1956 – An Ike Presser

January 25, 1956 – An Ike Presser

January 25, 1956 – President Eisenhower Weekly Press Briefing – January 25, 1956 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – January 25, 1956 – 60 years ago today, President Eisenhower faced a barrage of Journalists inquiries as part of his regular routine of keeping the Press informed about the goings on...

January 18, 1957 – Around The World In 45 Hours

January 18, 1957 – Around The World In 45 Hours

January 18, 1957 – Edward R. Murrow and the News – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – January 18, 1957; a day where circling the globe took 45 hours, and brokering peace deals took an eternity. A lot of contrasts, this day. Beginning with news that the U.S. Airforce successfully completed...

On The Road To A Working Summit – December 21, 1977

On The Road To A Working Summit – December 21, 1977

– News for December 21, 1977 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Summit talks, between Israel and Egypt, were scheduled to take place in Cairo on December 25th in 1977. But on this December 21st the preliminary talks were abruptly cancelled in favor of negotiations for the upcoming meeting between...