Disasters

Judge Samuel Alito 0

January 24, 2006 – SCOTUS And The Party-Line Vote – Outsourcing Torture – A Rash Of Mine Accidents

January 24, 2006 – National Public Radio News – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – January 24, 2006 – Capitol Hill was preparing to vote on the confirmation of Samuel Alito, nominated by President Bush to replace retiring SCOTUS Justice Sandra Day O’Connor. The Senate Judiciary Committee vote was expected to...

Begin - Sadat - Dayan - Ismailia conference 0

December 28, 1977 – It Happened In Ismailia – The Ongoing Israeli-Egyptian Peace Talks – Galveston’s Grain Elevator Problem.

December 28, 1977 – CBS World News Roundup – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – December 28, 1977 – News from Ismailia, the latest in a series of seemingly endless talks and negotiations over a Peace settlement between the Israelis and Egyptians. Discussions on this day were about Menachem Begin’s 26-point...

Egyptair Flight 990 0

November 15, 1999 – Egyptair 990: Prayers On A Cockpit Flight Recorder – SCOTUS: Prayers On A High School Football Field – A Nurse Convicted Of Killing, Rather than Healing

November 15, 1999 – CBS World News Roundup: Late Edition – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – November 15, 1999 – News for this day 19 years ago. The Chairman of the NTSB was quoted as saying he hoped the mystery of Egyptair Flight 990 would be solved. Although still no...

Lt. William Calley 0

November 13, 1970 – Picking A Jury For Lt. Calley – Attempts At Eliminating Ancient Nonsense – Southern California’s Annual Fire Ritual

November 13, 1970 – NBC Nightly News – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – November 13, 1970 – On this day, news from Ft. Benning, Georgia was about picking a Jury for the trial of Lt. Calley, accused in the massacre of Vietnamese civilians at My Lai in 1968. Seems getting...

Egyptair Flight 990 0

November 7, 1999 – Egyptair Flight 990 – More Questions Than Answers – The Pipe Bombs Of Netanya – The Runners Of New York

November 7, 1999 – CBS Radio News On The Hour – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – November 7, 1999 – Day of mourning for the families of Egyptair Flight 990 which plunged into the ocean off Nantucket, killing all 217 passengers. So far, it’s been a slow agonizing process, getting...

Malibu Fires - 1978 0

October 25, 1978 – Dollar Sinks On Anti-Inflation – Egypt-Israel Peace Treaty Stays Elusive – Los Angeles Surveys The Damage

October 25, 1978 – CBS World News Roundup – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – October 25, 1978 – Depending on where you were, it was an uncomfortable day. If you were in Finance, you would be nervous over the drop in the value of the dollar overseas as reactions spread...