Civil War

UN Secretary General Trygve Lie 0

July 31, 1947 – A UN With Its Plate Full – Situation In Greece – Situation In Jerusalem – Situation in Jakarta.

Become a Patron! July 31, 1947 – While New York City baked in the sticky heat, the scene at the UN meeting in Lake Success was overheating with strife, overthrow and discontent. The United Nations, whose temporary headquarters was at Lake Success, was dealing with a wide range of potentially...

U.S. Marines In Beirut -July 1983 0

July 22, 1983 – The Odyssey Of Beirut – Martial Law Ends In Poland – A Heat Wave Grips The East.

Become a Patron! July 22, 1983 – News from Beirut and the ongoing presence of U.S. Marines in Lebanon. Earlier in the day Beirut International Airport (BIA), the headquarters of the U.S. 24th Marine Amphibious Unit (24th MAU), was shelled with Druze mortar and artillery fire, wounding three U.S. Marines...

Walter Matthau - (1920-2000) 0

July 1, 2000 – Farewell To Walter Matthau – Cheers And Jeers For Stars And Bars – Gearing Up For The Fourth.

July 1, 2000 – Busy news day for a holiday week. News that legendary comic actor Walter Matthau had died in Los Angeles earlier that morning. Matthau often referred to himself as ‘The Ukrainian Cary Grant” – but to millions of Americans and audiences all over the world, he was...


May 21, 1984 – A Question Mark For El Salvador – U.S. Indifference To Iran-Iraq War.

May 21, 1984 – CBS Radio Hourly News – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – May 21, 1984. El Salvador President-elect José Napoléon Duarté conferred with President Reagan at the White House earlier this day. As he left, he told reporters the watchword of his administration, which was to begin in...

Malibu mudslides 0

February 8, 1994 – The Odyssey Of Tailhook – Living In Sudden California – Asking The Riddle Of Bosnia.

February 8, 1994 – CBS World News Roundup – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – February 8, 1994 – A busy day for newsrooms. The Odyssey of the Tailhook scandal was continuing – this time, a military judge in Norfolk, Virginia concluded that the Navy’s top Admiral had witnessed nudity and...