Tagged: Foreign Policy

Love In America 1955 – Past Daily Weekend Gallimaufry

Love In America 1955 – Past Daily Weekend Gallimaufry

– Love In America – Conversation 1955 – NBC Radio – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Love in America in 1955. It didn’t seem like such a hot-button topic, but people were starting to question things; the status quo, the reason why some traditions were the way they were. In...

The Great Debate On Foreign Policy – November 19, 1950

The Great Debate On Foreign Policy – November 19, 1950

– NBC Radio – Voices And Events – November 19, 1950 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – The endless debate on Foreign Policy – where America stood in the world. The World in conflict once again – the Cold War getting colder. That was much of what dominated the news...

If Cities Could Talk – Toledo In 1949 – Past Daily Reference Room

If Cities Could Talk – Toledo In 1949 – Past Daily Reference Room

– NBC Radio – Report On America: Toledo – October 15, 1949 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – In sharp contrast to the nature of America cities in 2015, looking at the average American city in 1949 offers up a huge difference between the city of the past and the...

A Slight Change Of Plans – Mao’s China – January 14, 1950

Click on the link here for Audio Player – NBC Radio – Voices And Events – January 14, 1950 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection If it was any indication of how the rest of the decade, let alone year, would go, the week ending January 14, 1950 said a lot...

World Of The Nervous Tick – November 1958 – Past Daily Reference Room

Click on the link here for Audio Player – CBS Radio – Eric Sevareid commentary – November 1958 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection Seemingly, the situations never change. In November of 1958 the big concern was the Cold War – the “control of outer space”, the situation in Berlin and...

Mad Dash To The Finish Line – October 31, 1976

Click on the link here for Audio Player – ABC World News This Week – October 31, 1976 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection Down to the wire – the last full week of campaigning before America went to the polls, this week ending October 31st, in 1976. President Ford and...

The World According To Conference Room 5 – October 29, 1949

Click on the link here for Audio Player – CBS Radio/UN Radio – Memo From Lake Success – October 29, 1949 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection News for this October 29 in 1949 had much to do with the comings and goings from Conference Room 5 at the United Nations...

We’re From The Government, We’re Here To Help . . . .- Invasion Of Grenada – October 25, 1983

Click on the link here for Audio Player – CBS Radio – Face The Nation – Grenada Invasion – Terrorist Bombing in Beirut – October 30, 1983 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection This day, 30 years ago we were busily invading the tiny Caribbean island of Grenada in what has...

Not With Open Arms – October 23, 1983

Click on the link here for Audio Player – ABC Radio Hourly News + World News This Week – October 23, 1983 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection Thirty years ago today we were hearing the shocking news of a truck bomb exploded outside a U.S. Marine barracks in Beirut. And...

Attempted Balancing Act – Adlai Stevenson Addresses The Inter-American Press Association – October 16, 1961 – Past Daily Reference Room

Click on the link here for Audio Player – Ambassador Adlai Stevenson Addresses The Inter-American Press Association – October 16, 1961 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection Since most historic references to Cuba and October refer to the events of October 1962, or The Cuban Missile Crisis of 51 years ago,...