Daily Archive: September 15, 2017

Sudeten Germans - September 1938

September 16, 1938 – A Land Called Sudeten. The Munich Crisis

September 16, 1938 – Report from Alistair Cooke – Report of Prime Minister Chamberlain leaving for Munich – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – September 16, 1938 – A period of several days where the possibility of another War in Europe hung precariously in the balance. The issue was over territories,...

America's Future

Does America Have A Future? – 1975 – Past Daily Reference Room

America Future – NPR – National Town Meeting – July 2, 1975 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Does America have a future? Even in 1975, the question alone brought an avalanche of grimaces, shrugged shoulders and baffled Thousand Yard Stares. Nobody really knew – all they could do was...

Fighting in Nicaragua

September 15, 1978 – Nicaragua: Dusk To Dawn Curfews – Rebel-Held Towns

September 15, 1978 – CBS World News Roundup – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – September 15, 1978 – Independence day in Nicaragua. Fighting continued between government troops and insurgents trying to overthrow the military government of Anastasio Somoza. Most of the hostilities appeared to be taking place to the north...