Solidarity

Tiananmen Square 1989

May 19, 1989 – Tension And Confrontation

May 19, 1989 – The World Tonight – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – May 19, 1989 – a day of increased tensions and confrontation. Students gathered in Beijing’s Tiananmen Square to protest the hardline regime and push for dramatic political reforms in China. As the protests continued, the movement gained...

Bobby Sands

April 25, 1981 – The View From Maze

April 25, 1981 – CBS World News Roundup + 8:00 am network news – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – On this April 25th in 1981, the news was coming from Maze Prison in Northern Ireland, where Bobby Sands, a member of the Irish Provisional Army, whose imprisonment and Hunger Strike,...

March 24, 1981 - Lech Walesa

March 24, 1981 – Squabbles And Solidarity

March 24, 1981 – CBS World News Roundup + Hourly News – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – March 24, 1981 – the situation in Poland between Solidarity and the government took a tempestuous turn. With recent violence in Bydgoszcz where police attacked local union officials, Solidarity leaders met and argued...

March 22, 1981

March 22, 1981 – The Cold War Frying Pan

March 22, 1981 – The World This Week – ending March 22, 1981 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – March 22, 1981 – Ending a week of turmoil and uncertainty. The situation in El Salvador, the drumbeat of war and the fear of another Vietnam was taking centerstage this week,...

March 10, 1990

March 10, 1990 – A Lithuanian Breakup

March 10, 1990 – CBS World News Roundup – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – March 10, 1990 – The continuing and developing story of the breakaway Soviet republics got its latest chapter in the form of Lithuania, whose Parliament voted on a Declaration of Independence to leave Moscow and who...

President Eisenhower

Pres. Eisenhower Talks About Fear – April 4, 1954 – Past Daily Reference Room

President Eisenhower – National Radio Address – “Fear” – April 5, 1954 – Gordon Skene Sound collection President Eisenhower – at the height of the Cold War, when apprehension was at its highest level. When fear over another war, or worse, domination by a Soviet Satellite over any country in...

Crackdown In Poland – December 22, 1981

Crackdown In Poland – December 22, 1981

Poland news – CBS Radio – December 22, 1981 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – A crackdown in Poland highlighted the news on this December 22nd in 1981. The Solidarity Movement, which was gaining momentum was abruptly halted when General Wojciech Jaruzelski declared martial law and cited a threatened intervention...

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...

Eagles Of Death Metal With U2 In Paris – December 7, 2015 – Nights At The Roundtable

Eagles Of Death Metal With U2 In Paris – December 7, 2015 – Nights At The Roundtable

Eagles Of Death Metal with U2 – On Stage At Bercy Arena, Paris – December 7, 2015 – Ronan le Doeuff – Eagles of Death Metal, returning to Paris tonight, literally hours ago and appearing on stage with U2 in a tribute to the people of Paris, and the resilience...

John Lennon – Imagine – Live 1972 – Nights At The Roundtable

John Lennon – Imagine – Live 1972 – Nights At The Roundtable

  – John Lennon – Imagine – extract from Live concert – 1972 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – The morning after the horrific events played out in Paris this past week – probably the most striking and poignant moment came when a passerby began playing a piano outside the...