Foreign Policy

Jerusalem wedding Hall

May 25, 2001 – A Building Collapse In Jerusalem; For Once, No Terrorism- Bob Dylan At 60

May 25, 2001 – BBC World Service News – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – May 25, 2001 – The collapse of a wedding hall during festivities in Jerusalem brought the instant assumption of a terrorist bombing. But after a few minutes, it was determined the Versailles Wedding Hall, hosting a...

Ethiopia-Somalia dispute

May 14, 1978 – Clouds Over Ogaden – Sino-Soviet Postures – Taipei Is Not Amused

May 14, 1978 – CBC Radio Hourly News – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – May 14, 1978 – War clouds hanging over the Ogaden desert between Ethiopian and Somalia. In Addis Ababa, the Ethiopian State Radio reported a warning; Somalian must cease forthwith its alleged support of insurgents in the...

Children in Europe - 1946

Relief And Recovery: A question Of Food – Coming Cold War: A Question Of Meddling – 1946 – UNRRA And The Russia-Iranian Dispute

Cedric Foster – News And Comment – April 1946 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – 1946 signified one year since the end of World War 2. In that year, the world went from a sigh of relief to an uneasy holding of breath, to glimpses of an uncertain future. In...

Ollie Mania

May 7, 1989 – Oliver North Trial: Not A Pleasure Cruise. Space Shuttle Atlantis: Second Time; A Go. Exxon Valdes: The Gift That Keeps Giving.

  May 7, 1989 – ABC World News This Week – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – May 7, 1989 – A week full of wonderment. Starting with the verdict in the Col. Oliver North trial. North was on trial for his participation in the Iran–Contra affair, a political scandal during...

Kent State - May 4, 1970

May 4-6, 1970 – Post Kent State Hand-Wringing – Capitol Hill Weighs In On The Shootings

May 5-6, 1970 – Today Show Interviews – Sen. Hatfield – Sen. Griffin – Hugh Downs – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Kent State – May 4, 1970. The protests against our further incursion in Southeast Asia and the unexpected shooting and killing of four Kent State students by National...