Veterans

March 17, 1942

March 17, 1942 – Yanks In Oz – Enter: The Draft

March 17, 1942 – News Of The World – Gordon Skene Sound Collection March 17, 1942 – War in the Pacific is ramping up. U.S. troops arrive on Australian soil, amid fears an invasion by Japan is imminent. Still, repeated air attacks on Japanese positions are putting a crimp in...

January 28, 1973 – Ceasefire

January 28, 1973 – Ceasefire

January 28, 1973 – NBC Nightly News – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – January 28, 1973 – The first official day of what was hoped to be Peace in Vietnam. The accords were signed in Paris and a ceasefire went into effect at 8:00 am in South Vietnam. The last...

‘This Is A Flawed Policy, Wrapped In Illusion’ – November 18, 2005

‘This Is A Flawed Policy, Wrapped In Illusion’ – November 18, 2005

– CBS Weekend Roundup – Week Ending November 18, 2005 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – 10 years ago today – not that long ago, but the issues are the same; the reactions and fallout are the same. In a strange way much has changed, but ultimately nothing has, in...

Waiting For The Next Chapter – August 25, 1945

Waiting For The Next Chapter – August 25, 1945

– News for August 25, 1945 – NBC Radio – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – News for August 25th in 1945 was about preparing for Allied Occupation forces set to land in Japan. Delayed over bad weather for two days, the Third Fleet was going ahead and was getting ready...

Any Day – Any Hour- Any Minute – August 12, 1945

Any Day – Any Hour- Any Minute – August 12, 1945

– NBC – World News Roundup – News Of The World – August 12, 1945 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – – WOR-MBS – News and programming from 1:00 pm – 2:15 pm EWT – August 12, 1945 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – As the minutes and hours ticked...

Feelers And Mixed Signals – August 10, 1945

Feelers And Mixed Signals – August 10, 1945

– News reports – NBC/CBS – August 10, 1945 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – News for this August 10th, 70 years ago was full of anticipation mixed with caution. Shortly after reports of the Nagasaki Atomic Bomb attack surfaced, and after President Truman went to address the nation on...

JFK – Dedication Of Memorial To The Missing – May 23, 1963

JFK – Dedication Of Memorial To The Missing – May 23, 1963

. . . or click on the link here for Audio Player – JFK – Dedication of Memorial To The Missing – Battery Park – May 23, 1963 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection. Since it’s Memorial Day weekend; amid traditional barbecues, days off and celebrating – a reminder it’s a...

The New Phrase In Our Lexicon – Boat People – May 11, 1975

The New Phrase In Our Lexicon – Boat People – May 11, 1975

. . . or click on the link here for Audio Player – CBS Radio – The World This Week – May 11, 1975 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection. May 11th came on a Sunday in 1975. And as is always the case, Sunday is reserved for recapping the main...

A Charge Of Complicity – May 6, 1995

A Charge Of Complicity – May 6, 1995

. . . or click on the link here for Audio Player – CBS World News Roundup – May 6, 1995 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection If you were living in Dallas, this May 6th in 1995, you’d have the dubious distinction of living in the Hail Capital Of The...

Faulty Gauges – Faulty Logic – April 10, 1979

Faulty Gauges – Faulty Logic – April 10, 1979

  . . . or click on the link here for Audio Player – CBS World News Roundup – April 10, 1979 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection Another interesting news day, this April 10th in 1979. Starting with an investigation of Nuclear Power Plants, based on the recent disaster at...