Korea

Cairo Conference – December 1, 1943

Cairo Conference – December 1, 1943

  – Cairo Conference – NBC Special News Report – December 1, 1943 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – On this December 1st in 1943, word reached newsrooms that the Conference in Cairo had just concluded. The meeting between China’s Gen. Chiang kai-Shek, President Roosevelt and Britain’s Winston Churchill took...

The Great Debate On Foreign Policy – November 19, 1950

The Great Debate On Foreign Policy – November 19, 1950

– NBC Radio – Voices And Events – November 19, 1950 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – The endless debate on Foreign Policy – where America stood in the world. The World in conflict once again – the Cold War getting colder. That was much of what dominated the news...

The Week That Was – October 22, 1950

The Week That Was – October 22, 1950

– Voices And Events – For Week Ending -October 22, 1950 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – 65 years ago the world seemed a different place. Celebrated Poets were leaving, celebrated writers were lecturing. Wars were raging out of control, off-year elections were being fought over and compared with election...

War Of Waiting – Sept. 11, 1950

War Of Waiting – Sept. 11, 1950

– CBS Radio – Edward R. Murrow And The News – Sept. 11, 1950 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Sixty-five years ago, on September 11th it was about another war; the war in Korea. The Police Action. The border dispute. The Domino. Allied infantry and Communist troops trading fire...

Charges And Counter-Charges – August 31, 1951

Charges And Counter-Charges – August 31, 1951

    – Edward R. Murrow and The News – August 31, 1951 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – News for this last day of August in 1951 was about the unsettled nature of things. The war in Korea was at the Charge and Countercharge stage – with claims of...

Day Of Disasters – August 24, 1951

Day Of Disasters – August 24, 1951

– Edward R. Murrow and The News With Don Hollenbeck – CBS Radio – August 24, 1951 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – August 24, 1951 was seemingly one disaster after the next. Starting with news of the crash of United Airlines Flight 615 near Oakland California, killing all on...

Private Enrichment At Public Expense – August 20, 1951

Private Enrichment At Public Expense – August 20, 1951

– Edward R. Murrow News with Don Hollenbeck – August 20, 1951 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – News for this day had an eerie ring of familiarity to it. The subject of influencing policy based on previous employers, the subject of Private enrichment at Public expense, and the “glass...

Agenda Wrangling At The UN – July 31, 1950

Agenda Wrangling At The UN – July 31, 1950

– Edward R. Murrow and The News with Larry Lasueur – July 31, 1950 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection. – News for this day, 65 years ago, was about the ongoing war in Korea and the delicate maneuvering taking place at the United Nations at their temporary headquarters at Lake...

News From The Front – July 28, 1950

News From The Front – July 28, 1950

– Edward R. Murrow News with Larry Leseur – July 28, 1950 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – The war in Korea was the main news of the day. North Korea was mounting an offensive all along the line separating North and South and involving some 45,000, and possibly as...

Eggshell Alliances – July 16, 1951

Eggshell Alliances – July 16, 1951

– Edward R. Murrow and the News with Don Hollenbeck – CBS Radio – July 16, 1951 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection News for this day, 64 years ago had much to do with shaky alliances being formed around the world. Starting with news that the U.S. and Spain were...