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The Bleed-Out – April 8, 1975

The Bleed-Out – April 8, 1975

. . . or click on the link here for Audio Player – NBC Nightly News – April 8, 1975 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection As the situation in Vietnam went from bad to worse to hopeless – the Pentagon was pressuring The White House to pressure Capitol Hill  to...

‘The Military Has Lost Control Of The City’ – April 1, 1975

‘The Military Has Lost Control Of The City’ – April 1, 1975

. . . or click on the link here for Audio Player – Nightly News – April 1, 1975 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection In what was previously described as a strategic withdrawal of South Vietnamese forces from key provinces, became a rout as South Vietnamese soldiers abandoned weapons and...

A Scene Of Chaos – March 18, 1975

A Scene Of Chaos – March 18, 1975

. . . or click on the link here for Audio Player – NBC News – March 18, 1975 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection Drawing comparisons to the defeat of the French at Dien Bien Phu in 1954, news for this March 18th, 40 years ago was about widespread panic...

A Sea Of Faces – November 4, 1989

Click on the link here for Audio Player – CBS World News Roundup – November 4, 1989 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection All this week, we’re looking back on the momentous events which took place in Germany during November 1989; day by day, 25 years ago. On November 4th 1989...

Decisions, Decisions – October 8, 1977

Click on the link here for Audio Player – CBS World News Roundup – October 8, 1977 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection A day loaded with negotiations, decisions and protest, this October 8th in 1977. Beginning with the UN and the question of Middle-East Peace talks, or attempt at Peace...

Deja Coup – The 2006 Coup In Thailand – Past Daily Reference Room

Deja Coup – The 2006 Coup In Thailand – Past Daily Reference Room

Click on the link here for Audio Player – BBC World Service Reports – September 19-20, 2006 – BBC World Service With the news today of the Military coup in Thailand, the closing of schools and businesses, the restrictions placed on gatherings of more than 5 people, and all those...

An Incident Called Mayaguez – May 14, 1975

An Incident Called Mayaguez – May 14, 1975

Click on the link here for Audio Player – CBS News Special Report – President Ford Address on Mayaguez – May 14, 1975 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection In what has been termed the Last Official Battle of the Vietnam War, the incident surrounding the U.S. container ship USS Mayaguez,...

May 1, 1961 – The Simmering Stew Called Southeast Asia

Click on the link here for Audio Player – NBC Radio – News On The Hour- May 1, 1961 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection News for this First day of May in 1961 was probably more ominous in the long-run than seemingly of immediate concern. News from Southeast Asia concerning...

A Question Of Ethics, A Matter Of Morals, A Subject Of Scrutiny – February 6, 1980

Click on the link here for Audio Player- CBS World News Roundup – Newsbreak – 9:00 CBS Radio News – February 6, 1980 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection This February 6th in 1980 came with a veritable file cabinet stuffed with news. A busy day, to say the least. Starting...