1980’s

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February 12, 1980 – A Hundred Days Of Hostage – Olympics And Moscow – The Pinto Trial: Ford’s Better Idea.

February 12, 1980 – CBS The World Tonight – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – February 12, 1980 – Busy news day – The Hostage drama in Tehran was lumbering on for its 100th day – the start/stall negotiations were prompting the State Department to consider a news blackout in an...

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Joseph Fuchs In Recital 1984 -Past Daily Mid-Week Concert

  Legendary violinist Joseph Fuchs in recital this week. A rare and classic broadcast recital from New York fine arts station WNCN-FM, recorded on January 31, 1984 and featuring ¬†American violinist Joseph Fuchs with pianist Lucy Blackman, accompanying him in a wide and varied program of well-known as well as...

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Toshiko Akiyoshi – Lew Tabackin Big Band – Live In Montreal – 1984 – Past Daily Downbeat.

Toshiko Akiyoshi – Lew Tabackin Big Band – live at the Montreal International Jazz Festival – June 30, 1984 – Radio Canada-Montreal. Toshiko Akiyoshi – Lew Tabackin Big Band, live at the 1984 Montreal Jazz Festival and preserved for posterity by Radio Canada – Montreal on June 30, 1984. Before...

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February 4, 1980 – ABSCAM: New Word In The Dictionary.

On this February 4th in 1980, a new Acronym entered our Dictionary –ABSCAM, which stood for Abdul Enterprises Scam or Arab Scam implicated at least 8 Senators and Congressmen over accepting bribes in exchange for favors. Denials and hand-wringing went into swift action, but questions arose when it was learned...

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February 2, 1989 – The Trail Points East – Search For Suspects In PanAm Bombing.

News for this second day of February in 1989 had much to do with suspicions in the terrorist bombing of PanAm flight 103, which had blown up six weeks earlier over Lockerbie, Scotland. Although British and American investigators had yet to name suspects, it was looking more and more like...

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January 28, 1986 – “Something Terrible Has Just Happened” The Challenger Disaster.

If you like what we do, would you support it? Become a Patron! January 28, 1986 – the world watched with shock and horror as the Shuttle Challenger, taking off on what was considered a routine mission, but which also included the first civilian, Christa McAuliffe, a 37 year-old High...

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January 21, 1982 – A Deadly Kentucky Coalmine Explosion – The Blizzard Of ’82 – Welcome To The Me Generation.

January 21, 1982 – CBS World News Roundup – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – A coalmine explosion in Kentucky and a blizzard sweeping across the midwest. Just a little of what was going on this January in 1982. Seven men, including four members of the family, were killed in a...