Tagged: Xi Jinping

Tiananmen Square 1989

May 19, 1989 – Tension And Confrontation

May 19, 1989 – The World Tonight – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – May 19, 1989 – a day of increased tensions and confrontation. Students gathered in Beijing’s Tiananmen Square to protest the hardline regime and push for dramatic political reforms in China. As the protests continued, the movement gained...

John Denver – Live At The Troubadour 1971 – Nights At The Roundtable: Club Date

John Denver – Live At The Troubadour 1971 – Nights At The Roundtable: Club Date

– John Denver – Live At The Troubadour – West Hollywood – September 1, 1971 – KDAY-AM broadcast – Ending up the holiday weekend with a set by John Denver, recorded at Doug Weston’s Troubadour in West Hollywood on September 1, 1971 and broadcast by AM radio station KDAY. This...

China And The Fog Of Uncertainty – October 12, 1976

China And The Fog Of Uncertainty – October 12, 1976

– BBC Newsreel – October 12, 1976 – BBC World Service – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – On this October 12th in 1976 there was a aura of uncertainty in the direction of China. Longtime leader Mao Tse-Tung had died in September and rumors of a coup were spreading, along...

A Peace Treaty – September 8, 1951

A Peace Treaty – September 8, 1951

– UN Signing of Treaty With Japan – Sepetember 8, 1951 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Six years, almost to the day of the surrender signing between Japan and the Allies, ending hostilities in World War 2. The Treaty signing on this day in 1951, known as The San...

A Last Week In January, 1961 – Past Daily Reference Room: Cold War Edition

A Last Week In January, 1961 – Past Daily Reference Room: Cold War Edition

. . .or click on the link here for Audio Player – News Commentaries – January 27-29, 1961 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection First week of a new Presidency, same Cold War games of tit-for-tat, same give-and-take on Capitol Hill. News from Moscow was the goodwill gesture in releasing two...

The Trouble With Rome – The Trouble With Earth – December 12, 1947

The Trouble With Rome – The Trouble With Earth – December 12, 1947

. . . or click on the link here for Audio Player – World News Roundup + News Of The World – December 12, 1947 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection Seemingly no end to discontent, upheaval and strife on this particular December 12th. 1947 was a year of change throughout...

Season Of Adjustment And Discontent – December 8, 1947

Season Of Adjustment And Discontent – December 8, 1947

. . . or click on the link here for Audio Player – News Of The World – December 8, 1947 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection This December 8 in 1947 saw the country battling Inflation, the Cold War unfolding and American cities squabbling for bragging rights. On Capitol Hill,...