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Cool Receptions And Burning Effigies – February 18, 1979

Cool Receptions And Burning Effigies – February 18, 1979

. . .or click on the link here for Audio Player – CBS Radio – The World This Week – Feb. 18, 1979 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection. Not a particularly good week for U.S. Foreign Policy – this week, ending this day in 1979. From anti-U.S. riots in Tehran,...

The Morning After NAFTA – November 18, 1993

. . . or click on the link here for Audio Player – CBS World News Roundup – November 18, 1993 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection As the newscast so ably put it – a month earlier, everyone on Capitol Hill assumed NAFTA was dead. But on this November 18th...

The Wrong Runway – October 31, 1979

Click on the link here for Audio Player – CBS World News Roundup + Newsbreak + 9:00 am News – October 31, 1979 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection Starting off the day with a tragedy, this October 31st in 1979. Beginning with news of a Western Airlines DC-10 from Los...

Back To The Scene Of The Crime – October 15, 1994

Click on the link here for Audio Player – CBS World News Roundup – October 15, 1994 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection After some 1100 days in exile, deposed Haitian President Jean-Bertrand Aristide was heading back to Port-au Prince to resume his presidency after being overthrown by a military coup...

Tuning In To Cinco de Mayo In 1949 – Past Daily Pop Chronicles: World Edition

Tuning In To Cinco de Mayo In 1949 – Past Daily Pop Chronicles: World Edition

Click on the link here for Audio Player – Chicklets Program – 1949 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection I originally ran this in 2014, and at the time was going to post it on Saturday as a sort of Weekend Pop Chronicles feature, but since today is a holiday anyway,...

Pressing The Flesh In La-La – May 5, 1979

Pressing The Flesh In La-La – May 5, 1979

Click on the link here for Audio Player – CBS World News Roundup – May 5, 1979 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection News for this May 5th in 1979 had a lot to do with Jimmy Carter‘s whirlwind visit to Southern California. Since it was Cinco de Mayo, what better...

In A Heartbeat – March 24, 1994

Click on the link here for Audio Player – CBS World News Roundup – March 24, 1994 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection News for this day, twenty years ago had much to do with the shock and horror surrounding the assassination of Mexican Presidential candidateLuis Donaldo Colosio, gunned down while...

Oh, Those Kids . . . . – February 28, 1997

Click on the link here for Audio Player – CBS World News Roundup – February 28, 1997 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection News for this day in 1997 (also a Friday) had much to do with the subject of Teen smoking. A new law, starting this day, was slated to...

Cesar Chavez Has A Few Words About Organizing And Humanity – 1969 – Past Daily Reference Room

Click on the link here for Audio Player – CBC Radio – Cesar Chavez: The California Grape Boycott – 1969 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection One of those names certainly synonymous with political and human rights movements of the 1960s, I was reminded that 2015 will mark the 50th year...

NAFTA Plus 20 – January 1994

Click on the link here for Audio Player – NPR – President Clinton Statement on passage of NAFTA – November 18, 1993 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection Amid a storm of controversy, with sides divided on whether or not it is ultimately a good thing, January marks the 20th anniversary...