Tagged: Berlin Wall

Prague - August 21, 1968

August 1968 – Prague: Days Of Bricks, Teargas And Tanks

Prague – August 21, 1968 – NBC Radio Second Sunday: Revolution in Revolt – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – August 21, 1968 – If you were living in Prague on this day, you would no doubt have been stirred out of your sleep by the sound of tanks rumbling down...

‘We Are Berliners And We Must See All The Places’ – November 13, 1989

‘We Are Berliners And We Must See All The Places’ – November 13, 1989

– CBS World News Roundup – November 13, 1989 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Despite news of increased violence and civil war in El Salvador, the big news was the continuing unfolding of events in the former East Berlin on this November 13th, 1989. Beginning with word from San...

This Way Out – July 8, 1990

This Way Out – July 8, 1990

  – ABC Information News – July 8, 1990 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – News on this July 8th in 1990, held a disturbing indication of things to come. But at the time, attention was focused on Louisiana, as the State Senate voted for the third and last time...

Rifts, Mania And Witch Hunts – June 19, 1990

Rifts, Mania And Witch Hunts – June 19, 1990

. . . or click on the link here for Audio Player – CBS World News Roundup – June 19, 1990 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection. A day full of contrasts, like every other day, only this one was from June 19, 1990. An Airline hi-jacking ended In Helsinki Finland...

The Yardbirds In Session – 1966 – Nights At The Roundtable: Session Edition

The Yardbirds In Session – 1966 – Nights At The Roundtable: Session Edition

. . . or click on the link here for Audio Player – The Yardbirds – In Session at The BBC – Feb-May, 1966 – BBC Radio 1 You’d be hard pressed to name a band which had as many legendary guitarists passing through its ranks as this one. Okay,...

The King Of America And Hocus-Pocus – December 11, 1959

The King Of America And Hocus-Pocus – December 11, 1959

. . . or click on the link here for Audio Player – NBC News on The Hour + Eisenhower visits India – Dec. 11, 1959 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection Arriving in India as part of his whirlwind tour of 11 countries in 11 days, President Eisenhower landed in...

The World Of December 1958 – Past Daily Reference Room

The World Of December 1958 – Past Daily Reference Room

. . . or click on the link here for Audio Player – Eric Sevareid Commentaries – December 1958 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection Some idea of how far-flung and wide-ranging our world was in 1958 can be heard in a sampling of these two commentaries by the legendary Broadcast...

Coming To A Warsaw Pact Country Near You – November 25, 1989

Coming To A Warsaw Pact Country Near You – November 25, 1989

. . . or click on the link here for Audio Player – ABC Radio News – November 25, 1989 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection Hot on the heels of the dismantled Berlin Wall came sweeping protests throughout the Communist Bloc countries of Eastern Europe, this November 25th in 1989....

‘You Can Do Very Little With The Hardcore, Depraved Family Of Today’ – Juvenile Delinquency In 1957 – Past Daily Reference Room

. . .or click on the link here for Audio Player – Youth Wants To Know: Juvenile Delinquency – November 17, 1957 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection Oh, those carefree, innocent 1950s – where seldom was heard a discouraging word. Apparently, to some we were heading straight to hell in...

‘We’re Living In Fascinating Times’ – November 10, 1989

. . . or click on the link here for Audio Player – CBS Radio – News reports – November 10, 1989 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection On November 10th, 25 years ago, the world looked on with amazement at what started off as a set of half-measure reforms quickly...