Iran-Iraq War

1988 Democratic Convention

July 18, 1988 – Democrats Party Down In Atlanta – Ceasefire Gets Thumbs Up In Iran-Iraq War

July 18, 1988 – CBS World News Roundup – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – July 18, 1988 – A day starting with optimism. In Tehran, surprise word came from Government officials that they had tentatively accepted a UN agreement for a cease-fire in the almost decade old Iran-Iraq War. The...

Candidate Reagan -- Campaign '80

October 7, 1980 – Three Weeks Left Til Election Day – Campaign ’80

October 7, 1980 – NPR – All Things Considered – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – With some 3 weeks to go before Campaign ’80 drew to a close, the Presidential candidates were out stumping for votes on this day, in what many were saying was one of the most contentious...

August 26, 1986 - lake Nyos in Cameroon

August 26, 1986 – Tale Of The Exploding Lake

August 26, 1986 – CBS World News Roundup – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – August 26, 30 years ago today – A seismic and Volcanic surprise in the African nation of Cameroon – one of the rare volcanos situation under a lake, erupted and spewed lethal carbon dioxide gas and...

January 19, 1987 – Next Stop: Basra

January 19, 1987 – Next Stop: Basra

January 19, 1987 – CBS World News Roundup – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – January 19, 1987 – The Iran-Iraq War was in the news this day. With reports that Iranian troops were making advances towards the southern Iraqi port city of Basra, and that capture of the city was...

Kate Tempest – Live At Trans Musicales 2014 – Nights At The Roundtable: Festival Edition

Kate Tempest – Live At Trans Musicales 2014 – Nights At The Roundtable: Festival Edition

– Kate Tempest – Live At Trans Musicales 2014 – Rennes, France – December 4, 2014 – RFI-FIP – Kate Tempest tonight. Considered one of the brightest and most promising of new talents, Tempest has made a serious name for herself in the area of Rap and Poetry and is...

Meanwhile, Back In Khorramshahr  – October 23, 1980

Meanwhile, Back In Khorramshahr – October 23, 1980

– CBS World News Roundup – October 23, 1980 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – A day full of politics, both Domestic and Foreign, this October 23, 1980. Starting with the Presidential election and the race, the rhetoric and the banter back and forth between President Carter and hopefuls Reagan...

October Surprise; No – November Shock; Maybe – October 20, 1980

October Surprise; No – November Shock; Maybe – October 20, 1980

– ABC Radio – World News This Week – Week Ending October 20, 1980 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – 35 years ago today, on October 20th 1980, we were looking back at the week with a mixture of anxiety, perplexity and amazement. The hostage drama with 50 Americans still...

4 Weeks And Counting – October 7, 1980

4 Weeks And Counting – October 7, 1980

– CBS World News Roundup – CBS Hourly News – October 7, 1980 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – With 4 weeks to go, the 1980 Presidential campaign was in the home stretch. On this October 7,1980, the polls were all over the place and the candidates were in high...

Spitting Into The Wind – September 29, 1980

Spitting Into The Wind – September 29, 1980

– CBS World News Roundup – September 29, 1080 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – On this September 29th in 1980, news was about the Iran-Iraq War, which was heading into its second week. Iraq claimed to be winning, advancing some 60 miles into Iranian territory. Tehran didn’t dispute the...