Tagged: CBS World News Roundup

L.A. On Fire – October 24, 1978

Click on the link here for Audio Player – CBS World News Roundup – October 24, 1978 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection If the world wasn’t complicated enough on this October 24th in 1978, parts of it were catching on fire. Almost like clockwork, Southern California went through the ritual;...

The Patient On Floor 17 – October 23, 1979

Click on the link here for Audio Player – CBS World News Roundup – October 23, 1979 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection News for this October 23rd in 1979 was a harbinger of things to come. On this day, The Shah of Iran arrived in New York from Mexico, for...

‘Senator, You’re No Jack Kennedy’ – October 6, 1988

Click on the link here for Audio Player – CBS World News Roundup – October 6, 1988 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection Hot in the grips of Election ’88, this September 6th in 1988. The morning after the only vice-Presidential debate of the campaign had many talking about the now-famous...

‘We Saw Everything Someone Would Think About Before They Died’ – September 29, 1987

Click on the link here for Audio Player – CBS World News Roundup – September 29, 1987 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection Not a good day for flying, if you were around on this September 29th in 1987. News of Eastern Airlines Flight 924 bound for New York from San...

Overthrows And Delicate Transitions – September 25, 1979

Click on the link here for Audio Player – CBS World News Roundup – September 25, 1979 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection Africa was a hotbed of change, this September 25th in 1979. With the overthrow of the Central African Emperor Bokassa, who likened himself to Napoleon and ordered massacres...

Reaganomics; The Prune And Slice Era – September 24, 1981

Click on the link here for Audio Player – CBS Radio – Frontline Reports-World News Roundup – Sept 24, 1981 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection News for this day was a glimpse of things to come. The Reagan Budget was topic-A in conversation around Capitol Hill for this September 24th...

Raoul Cedras And The Awkward Moments – September 22, 1994

Click on the link here for Audio Player – CBS World News Roundup – September 22, 1994 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection News for this first day of Autumn in 1994 had much to do with the ongoing situation in Haiti. With U.S. troops having landed on the Island nation...

A Man And His Manifesto – The Unabomber – September 19, 1995

Click on the link here for Audio Player – CBS World News Roundup – September 19, 1995 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection This September 19th in 1995 had a lot to do with still-at-large domestic terrorist The Unabomber and his demand to publish a 35,000 word manifesto before a deadline...

Glass House; Meet Stones – September 4, 1998

Click on the link here for Audio Player – CBS World News Roundup – September 4, 1998 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection A day laced with tragedy and scandal, this 4th of September in 1998. The on-going scandal involving President Clinton and White House Intern Monica Lewinsky ebbed for a...

Much To Do About Andrew (Young) – August 22, 1979

Click on the link here for Audio Player – CBS World News Roundup + The World Tonight – August 22, 1979 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection A busy and controversial day – no less controversial than the abrupt resignation from UN Ambassadorship of Andrew Young, who announced his leaving in...