Tagged: Dissolution of the Soviet Union

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The Day Everybody Wanted To Be John Glenn – Feb. 20, 1962 – RIP: John Glenn (1921-2016)

John Glenn – Flight of Friendship 7 – February 20, 1962 – Hour 1 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – John Glenn – Flight of Friendship 7 – February 20, 1962 – Hour 2 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – John Glenn – Flight of Friendship 7 – February 20,...

Andrei Gromyko

An Andrei Gromyko Press Conference – October 13, 1962 – Past Daily Reference Room

United Nations Press Conference – Andrei Gromyko – October 13, 1962 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Although it was bubbling just under the surface, the soon to be the near-catastrophic Cuban Missile Crisis wasn’t on the front page of newspapers or the lead-story on newscasts on this day. It...

Earl Browder - Communist Party of America

October 10, 1940 – The Communist Party Of America

  October 10, 1940 – Campaign talk by Earl Browder – American Communist Party Candidate for President – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Yes, America had an active Communist Party in the 1940 election – there was a Presidential candidate as well as numerous State and local candidates running for...

September 27, 1940 Axis Pact Signing

September 27, 1940 – Signing The Axis Pact – Sealing The Fate

September 27, 1940 – In Berlin on this day, Germany, Italy and Japan entered into an agreement by which any of the signatories of the agreement would come to the aid of the other, should that signatory be attacked by any country not actively involved in the war up to...

A Coup Fails – August 21, 1991

A Coup Fails – August 21, 1991

– Continuous News Reports – August 21, 1991 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – When a coup, staged by hardliners, threatened to topple the Soviet Government of Mikhail Gorbachev and Boris Yeltsin, the world held its collective breath as news unfolded by the hour. While news reports kept coming in...

‘Without Damaging The Extremely Delicate Balance Of The Negotiations’ – July 6, 1951

‘Without Damaging The Extremely Delicate Balance Of The Negotiations’ – July 6, 1951

– CBS Radio – Edward R. Murrow News With Don Hollenbeck – July 6, 1951 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection News for this day 64 years ago had much to do with the situation in Korea and the Red Scare that went along with it. Starting with reports that the...

Goodbye Gromyko And A Ruling On Roe V. Wade – July 3, 1989

Goodbye Gromyko And A Ruling On Roe V. Wade – July 3, 1989

РCBS World News Roundup РJuly 3, 1989 РGordon Skene Sound Collection РTwo important events for this July 3rd in 1989. First, the passing of longtime symbol of the Cold War and face of the Soviet Union, Andrè Gromyko was announced in Moscow that morning. Gromyko, who...