Tagged: Iraq War

Gulf Crisis - Leaving Kuwait

August 24, 1990 – Gulf Crisis – Postures And Gestures

  August 24, 1990 – Gulf Crisis Update + CBS Hourly News – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – August 24, 1990 – News for this day continued with bulletins and updates. The Crisis in the Gulf was heating up by the hour. Embargo’s were in place and reserves were being...

February 17, 2000 – Talking Anthrax – Talking Votes

February 17, 2000 – Talking Anthrax – Talking Votes

February 17, 2000 – CBS World News Roundup – Late Edition – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – February 17, 2000 – A lot going on – an election year, higher interest rates and the Pentagon defends its program to vaccinate troops against the Anthrax virus. Amid criticisms and a Congressional...

Early Americana In Music – 1943 – Gramophone Weekend

Early Americana In Music – 1943 – Gramophone Weekend

– – Music Of The New World – Music of the settlers – November 1943 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – A slice of early Americana this weekend, just in time to end up Thanksgiving weekend – a look at music of the Early American settlers and music of the...

‘I Think We’re Gonna Be Here A Long Time On Election Night’ – November 6, 2000

‘I Think We’re Gonna Be Here A Long Time On Election Night’ – November 6, 2000

  – CBS World News Roundup – Late Edition – November 6, 2000 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – 15 years ago today it was the eve of Election 2000. Considered too close to call even the day before – polls were calling it even, giving George Bush a 4...

Drumming Up Support – Bush-Gobachev Helsinki Conference – September 9, 1990

Drumming Up Support – Bush-Gobachev Helsinki Conference – September 9, 1990

  – News reports and joint Press conference – Bush-Gorbachev Helsinki Conference – Sept. 9, 1990 – As the crisis in the middle east continued to heat up and as the U.S. was continuing to drum up support for an armed confrontation with Iraq and Saddam Hussein, the fourth summit...

Private Enrichment At Public Expense – August 20, 1951

Private Enrichment At Public Expense – August 20, 1951

– Edward R. Murrow News with Don Hollenbeck – August 20, 1951 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – News for this day had an eerie ring of familiarity to it. The subject of influencing policy based on previous employers, the subject of Private enrichment at Public expense, and the “glass...

A JFK Press Conference – High School Dropouts – The Test Ban Treaty – August 1, 1963 – Past Daily Reference Room

A JFK Press Conference – High School Dropouts – The Test Ban Treaty – August 1, 1963 – Past Daily Reference Room

– President Kennedy Press Conference – August 1, 1963 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – A press conference by President John F. Kennedy – given on August 1, 1963. A wide range of topics were covered, many which had historic connotations. Starting with the subject of Education – the growing...

Bombing The North – June 29, 1966

Bombing The North – June 29, 1966

. . . or click on the link here for Audio Player – NBC Radio – Bombs In the North – Special Report – June 29, 1966 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection. On this day, 49 years ago – the Vietnam War escalated one more notch. In what was known...

A System Of Torture – An Interview With Janis Karpinski About Abu Ghraib – 2006 – Past Daily Reference Room

A System Of Torture – An Interview With Janis Karpinski About Abu Ghraib – 2006 – Past Daily Reference Room

. . . or click on the link here for Audio Player – ABC Radio National: Late Night Live – Janis Karpinski – May 22, 2006 – ABC Radio National, Australia/Gordon Skene Sound Collection With the latest set of horrifying revelations over torture and prisoner abuse via the CIA, I’m...

Greeted As Liberators, Pelted With Flowers – A Sales Pitch For War – 2003 – An Interview With Dick Cheney – Past Daily Reference Room

Click on the link here for Audio Player – Meet The Press – vice-President Dick Cheney – September 19, 2003 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection As the current situation in Iraq spirals out of control, and as the much-predicted Civil War begins to make itself clear, I am reminded that...