Tagged: Fidel Castro

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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,...

World Quietly Haywire – November 30, 1961

World Quietly Haywire – November 30, 1961

– World News Reports – November 30, 1961 – NBC Radio – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – News of the world, for this last day of November in 1961, had just about everything to do with the Cold War. The situation in Santo Domingo and the unrest, many felt was...

Holiday In Helsinki – July 30, 1975

Holiday In Helsinki – July 30, 1975

– NBC Nightly News – July 30, 1975 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – A lot of smiles, jokes and back-slapping, this July 30th, 40 years ago. Getting down to business in Helsinki, as the Strategic Arms Limitation talks got underway between the U.S. and the Soviet Union. With Soviet...

Emotions On Overdrive – April 21, 2000

Emotions On Overdrive – April 21, 2000

  . . . or click on the link here for Audio Player – CBS World News Roundup – April 21, 2000 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection On this April 21st in 2000 it was not only Good Friday it was also a day of protests and emotions in Miami....

Happy Birthday Adlai Stevenson – Feb. 5, 1900 – Past Daily Reference Room

Happy Birthday Adlai Stevenson – Feb. 5, 1900 – Past Daily Reference Room

. . . or click on the link here for Audio Player – Adlai Stevenson – Launching Presidential Candidacy – February 4, 1956 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection. Adlai Stevenson is a name most people these days are completely unfamiliar with. But if you are of a certain age, and...

Is Cuba Going Red? 1959 – Reporting On A Revolution – Past Daily Reference Room

Is Cuba Going Red? 1959 – Reporting On A Revolution – Past Daily Reference Room

. . . or click on the link here for Audio Player – CBS Radio: Is Cuba Going Red? – May 7 and 13, 1959 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection. With the momentous news today of the resumption of diplomatic ties between the U.S. and the island nation of Cuba,...

The World And Welcome To It – November 29, 1961

Click on the link here for Audio Player – News Commentaries – November 29, 1961 – NBC Radio Closed Circuit – Gordon Skene Sound Collection Seems there was no end to hotspots around the world, this November 29th in 1961. Between allegations of attempted Cuban interference in elections in the...

Cuba Redux – November 20, 1962

Click on the link here for Audio Player – NBC World News Roundup + Emphasis – November 20, 1962 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection The lingering legacy of the Cuban Missile Crisis was still very apparent, this November 20th in 1962. On this day, news broke that Cuban Premier Fidel...