Tagged: North Vietnam

Henry Kissinger

“We Believe. . .That Peace Is At Hand” – Henry Kissinger – October 26, 1972

Henry Kissinger – Press Conference on Vietnam – October 26, 1972 Part 1 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Henry Kissinger – Press Conference on Vietnam – October 26, 1972 Part 2 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – October 26, 1972. A surprise announcement that an end to the War...

Summers Of Discontent – July 1966

Summers Of Discontent – July 1966

  – ABC Radio – Voices In The Headlines – Week Ending July 24, 1966 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – The phrase “Long, Hot Summer” was destined to become a yearly occurrence by 1966. Since 1964, when Harlem in New York erupted, Summer came to mean a time of...

The Gloomy Message From Saigon – July 20, 1965

The Gloomy Message From Saigon – July 20, 1965

– WCBS News + CBS World News Roundup – July 20, 1965 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Fifty years ago today, we were looking at a Summer awash with gloomy reports, agitated people and uncertain times. After a whirlwind 5-day fact-finding tour of South Vietnam, Defense Secretary McNamara boarded...

The New Phrase In Our Lexicon – Boat People – May 11, 1975

The New Phrase In Our Lexicon – Boat People – May 11, 1975

. . . or click on the link here for Audio Player – CBS Radio – The World This Week – May 11, 1975 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection. May 11th came on a Sunday in 1975. And as is always the case, Sunday is reserved for recapping the main...

The Roots Of Violence – A Conversation With Rollo May – 1970

The Roots Of Violence – A Conversation With Rollo May – 1970

. . . or click on the link here for Audio Player – Speaking Freely: The Roots Of Violence – Dr. Rollo May – Dec. 1970 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection. With the events of 45 years ago shaking America pretty much to its core, the subject turned to the...

‘Remain Calm And Put Down Your Arms’ – April 29, 1975

‘Remain Calm And Put Down Your Arms’ – April 29, 1975

. . . or click on the link here for audio Play – CBS Radio – News, Bulletins and Specials – April 29, 1975 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection. 40 years ago today, on April 29, 1975 the war in Vietnam came to an end. In an address to the...

Escape From Danang – March 27, 1975

Escape From Danang – March 27, 1975

. . . or click on the link here for Audio Player – NBC Nightly News – March 27, 1975 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection. As the odyssey of Vietnam wound up the last remaining weeks, the panic spread and the evacuations continued. This time is was Danang; second largest...

State Of The Union 1965 – LBJ And The Great Society – Past Daily Reference Room

State Of The Union 1965 – LBJ And The Great Society – Past Daily Reference Room

. . . or click on the link here for Audio Player – President Lyndon Johnson – State of The Union – Jan. 4, 1965 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection. Fifty years ago yesterday, President Lyndon Johnson ran down his proposals for The Great Society. Discussing the plight of the...

Vietnam Update – July 28, 1966

Click on the link here for Audio Player – ABC News – Vietnam Update – Number 37 – July 28, 1966 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection As the Vietnam War continued to escalate, the news reports came in with daily, almost hourly regularity. ABC News began a weekly series, Vietnam...