Disasters

Alaska Airlines - 261

February 5, 2000 – Surprises On The Campaign Trail – Tragedy Falls From The Sky – The Name Is Amadou Diallo

February 5, 2000 – CBS Radio Weekend Roundup – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – February 5, 2000 – news on this day spotlighted the events of this week in 2000. Election 2000 was up and running, with primaries in New Hampshire bringing a stunning victory for John McCain and signaling...

Yasser Arafat

December 19, 1988 – Arafat Goes Courting – Yasser Arafat And The PLO Peace Process

December 19, 1988 – CBS World News Roundup – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – December 19, 1988 – A day of diplomacy, olive branches and back-slapping. PLO Chairman Yasser Arafat met with Austrian leaders in his first trip to a Western country since UN decision to open a dialogue with...

Carter - Middle East

November 16, 1978 – Middle East: Escalating Suspense – Suspended Peace

November 16, 1978 – CBS World News Roundup – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – November 16, 1978 – A day of suspense and suspended animation in the Middle East. Egyptian President was sending his vice-President Hosni Mubarak to convey a message to President Carter: Egypt cannot accept a Peace Treaty...

South Africa - Student protests

August 22, 1985 – Tragedy In Manchester – Protests In South Africa

August 22, 1985 – CBS World News Roundup – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – August 22, 1985 – News for this day began with reports that a plane with 131 people crashed on take-off in Manchester. The British Air Tours flight 328, filled with passengers bound for a Greek Island...