Daily Archive: November 13, 2020

Funeral for Brezhnev - 1982

November 15, 1982 – The View From Red Square – Funeral For Brezhnev

November 15, 1982 – Radio Moscow English Language Service -Funeral For Leonid Brezhnev – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – On 10 November 1982, Leonid Ilyich Brezhnev, the third General Secretary of the Communist Party of the Soviet Union (CPSU) and the fifth leader of the Soviet Union, died aged 75,...

1968

November 13, 1968 – Days Of Confusion, Nights Of Backlash – The World Of 1968

1968 was probably the year it came closest to completely falling apart. The sudden violent turn of events that went from assassinations of Martin Luther King to Robert Kennedy. An entire nation (France) going on strike. A political convention mired in turmoil (the Democratic Convention in Chicago). The very vocal...