Tagged: South Korea

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...

Politics in Occupied japan 1950

June 7, 1950 – Politics And Occupation

June 7, 1950 – Report From Tokyo – Robert Martin, CBS News – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – June 7, 1950 – Coming up on 5 years since American forces began occupying Japan. Five years since Gen. MacArthur took charge of the revamping and reconstruction of Japan – reshaped the...

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...

Facing Full And Complete Occupation – August 27, 1945

Facing Full And Complete Occupation – August 27, 1945

– NBC Radio News – August 27, 1945 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – As preparations were finishing up, the 3rd Fleet was moving into Segami Bay and the first of several contingents of U.S. troops were preparing to land on Japanese shores, starting the beginning of the first full...

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...

Fourth Of July In The World Of 1972 – July 4, 1972

Click on the link here for Audio Player – NBC News – July 4, 1972 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection It was only fitting that July 4th in 1972 be deemed a slow news day – there really wasn’t that much going on. If you excluded the race to the...

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...

Deja Vu All Over Again – June 24-25, 1950

Click on the link here for Audio Player – Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow – Korea – June 24, 1951 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection Depending on where you were at the time, the events which rapidly spiraled into the Korean War started either on the afternoon of June 24th, or...