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Bhopal: A Cloud Of Misery – December 4, 1984

Bhopal: A Cloud Of Misery – December 4, 1984

– Bhopal Aftermath – CBS World News Roundup – December 4, 1984 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – News for this day had a lot to do with the continually unfolding story in Bhopal India. A poison gas leak from a Union Carbide Chemical plant, exposing some 500,000 people –...

Pakistan: Warning To The West – November 23, 1961

Pakistan: Warning To The West – November 23, 1961

– ABC Radio – Pakistan: A Warning To The West – November 23, 1961 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – On this day in 1961, Pakistan was making the news. Not that a crisis had broken out. In fact Pakistani President General Ayub Kahn visited Washington earlier in the year...

Television Personalities – In Session 1980 – Nights At The Roundtable: Session Edition

Television Personalities – In Session 1980 – Nights At The Roundtable: Session Edition

– Television Personalities – In Session for John Peel – September 1, 1980 – BBC Radio 1 – Television Personalities, despite a constantly changing lineup, are still (reportedly) together since their initial formation in 1978. Founded and headed by Dan Treacy, Television Personalities has weathered much controversy, including extended jail...

If There Were A Peace Conference – July 13, 1970

If There Were A Peace Conference – July 13, 1970

– NBC Nightly News – Huntley-Brinkley – July 13, 1970 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection Rumors of peace-feelers, this July 13th in 1970. Soviet deputy Foreign Minister Nikolai Feryubin meeting with India’s Indira Gandhi over the possibilities of a Peace Conference over the war in Vietnam. Feryubin had just finished...

Ravi Shankar – Festival Of Indian Music At The Hollywood Bowl 1967 – Past Daily Weekend Gallimaufry

Ravi Shankar – Festival Of Indian Music At The Hollywood Bowl 1967 – Past Daily Weekend Gallimaufry

  . . . or click on the link here for Audio Player – Festival Of Indian Music – Hollywood Bowl August 4, 1967 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection. Another rare and long-thought lost concert this week. The Festival Of Indian Music at The Hollywood Bowl, given on August 4,...

Britain Goes To The Polls – February 23, 1950

Britain Goes To The Polls – February 23, 1950

. . . or click on the link here for Audio Player – Edward R. Murrow News With Larry Leseur – Feb. 23, 1950 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection. Busy day in World affairs and a busy day in domestic ones. While the eyes of the world were focused on...

Edward R. Murrow And The News – February 12, 1951

Edward R. Murrow And The News – February 12, 1951

. . . or click on the link here for Audio Player – Edward R. Murrow And The News – February 12, 1951 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection Normally I don’t focus the news of a particular day in history on the presenter, but rather the news of that day...

Releasing The Lion Of Kashmir – January 21, 1958

Releasing The Lion Of Kashmir – January 21, 1958

. . . or click on the link here for Audio Player – MBS – Bob Green News – January 21, 1958 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection On this January 21st in 1958, news was about the release from a 4 1/2 year jail sentence of former Prime Minister of...

‘ . . .And Elvis Would Have Been 43’ – January 7, 1978

‘ . . .And Elvis Would Have Been 43’ – January 7, 1978

. . . or click on the link here for Audio Player – CBS World News Roundup – January 7, 1978 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection On this January 7th in 1978 Jimmy Carter arrived back at The White House from his whirlwind 9-day/7-country/19,000 mile World tour. Exhausted but in high...

The King Of America And Hocus-Pocus – December 11, 1959

The King Of America And Hocus-Pocus – December 11, 1959

. . . or click on the link here for Audio Player – NBC News on The Hour + Eisenhower visits India – Dec. 11, 1959 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection Arriving in India as part of his whirlwind tour of 11 countries in 11 days, President Eisenhower landed in...