Tagged: Balkans

The Dayton Peace Conference

November 1,1995 – Rendezvous In Dayton

November 1, 1995 – CBS World News Roundup – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – November 1,1995. The Dayton peace conference began today. Balkan leaders gathered in Dayton Ohio for a series of Peace Talks, hosted by Secretary of State Warren Christopher in an attempt to finally bring peace to the...

February 22, 1941 – Night Raid On Swansea

February 22, 1941 – Night Raid On Swansea

February 22, 1941 – News Of The World – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – February 22, 1941 – Washington’s birthday, and celebrations all over the U.S., while another night of raids and counter-raids went on in Europe. On this night it was another German raid over the coastal Welsh town...

Hell Night – April 17, 1941

Hell Night – April 17, 1941

. . . or click on the link here for Audio Player – NBC News Of The World – April 17, 1941 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection Touted as a “reprisal attack” by Germany for Britain’s raid on Berlin and Potsdam a few days earlier, the Luftwaffe staged a ten-hour...

Ear to The Ground – Eye To The Balkans – March 5, 1941

Ear to The Ground – Eye To The Balkans – March 5, 1941

. . . or click on the link here for Audio Player – News Of The World – March 5, 1941 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection News for this day in 1941 had much to do with the War in Europe and long-term plans. The Balkans were the issue, with...

Another Day Of Turmoil  – Another Day Of Resolve – February 9, 1941

Another Day Of Turmoil – Another Day Of Resolve – February 9, 1941

. . . Or click on the link here for Audio Player – Blue Network News Of The World – February 9, 1941 During the early uncertain and chaotic days of World War 2, the flood of news reports, claims and counter-claims filled the airwaves with alternately hopeful and ominous...

A Word From John Paul II From The United Nations About A World Gone Askew – October 5, 1995

Click  on the link here for Audio Player – Pope John Paul II Addresses United Nations General Assembly – October 5, 1995 – NPR – Gordon Skene Sound Collection Billed as the last address he would give at a gathering of the United Nations General Assembly, Pope John Paul II...

Another Day Teetering On The Brink – August 27, 1939

Click on the link here for Audio Player – BBC News And News from EIAR, Rome – August 27, 1939 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection This day in 1939, to a degree, resembles this day in 2013. Perhaps not as far reaching and all-engulfing as the events leading up to...