Tagged: North Korea

Candidate Reagan -- Campaign '80

October 7, 1980 – Three Weeks Left Til Election Day – Campaign ’80

October 7, 1980 – NPR – All Things Considered – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – With some 3 weeks to go before Campaign ’80 drew to a close, the Presidential candidates were out stumping for votes on this day, in what many were saying was one of the most contentious...

Anti-American riots in Tokyo

Failure Of U.S. Propaganda Abroad 1960 – Past Daily Reference Room

Discussion: A failure of U.S. Propaganda Abroad – Open Mind – 1960 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – 1960 was considered by many at the time to be a strange year. We were going through our ritual of selecting candidates for President, while at the same time, absorbed in debates...

President Eisenhower

President Eisenhower – Report On The 83rd Congress – August 6, 1953 – Past Daily Reference Room

President Eisenhower and his report to the nation – the report card on the 83rd Congress, delivered August 6, 1953. As was the custom, President Eisenhower delivered a report card to the nation, a status report on how Congress was doing as it was adjourned for the Summer and heading...

Mao Tse-Tung

What To Do About China – May 25, 1946

Our Foreign Policy – Question of China – May 25, 1946 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Post-war Far East. The long process of rebuilding and negotiating. The question in 1946 had much to do with China. Under attack and at war since 1937 – overrun by Japanese troops and...

Korean War -Aril 1951

April 29, 1951 – A Week In The World

April 29, 1951 – Voices and Events – Week of April 29,1951 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Sixty-five years ago today, on April 29, 1951, we were looking back at a week full of war, fear, recollections and hope. The Korean War was continuing without let-up. Former Far-East Commander...

March 23, 1985

March 23, 1985 – Enflamed Political Passion Of The Apartheid Kind

March 23, 1985 – CBS World News Roundup – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – March 23, 1985 – a day where violence and passions ran high in South Africa over the killings of 18 Black Anti-Apartheid protestors. The trouble started after a news conference by President Reagan who commented, in...

News From The Front – July 28, 1950

News From The Front – July 28, 1950

– Edward R. Murrow News with Larry Leseur – July 28, 1950 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – The war in Korea was the main news of the day. North Korea was mounting an offensive all along the line separating North and South and involving some 45,000, and possibly as...

‘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...

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...

Heating Up In Korea – June 27, 1950

Click on the link here for Audio Player – CBS News Update on Korean Crisis – June 27, 1950 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection As the hours ticked by, after the initial reports of a “we’re not playing around” invasion of South Korea by North Korea, President Truman authorized the...