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In A Heartbeat – March 24, 1994

Click on the link here for Audio Player – CBS World News Roundup – March 24, 1994 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection News for this day, twenty years ago had much to do with the shock and horror surrounding the assassination of Mexican Presidential candidateLuis Donaldo Colosio, gunned down while...

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Funny Things On The Way To The White House – March 10, 1964

Click on the link here for Audio Player – ABC Radio News+ News from WXYZ, Detroit – March 10,1964 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection Fifty years ago today, battle lines were being drawn for the Presidential election of 1964. The very first Republican Party Primary, in New Hampshire was underway....

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Oh, Those Kids . . . . – February 28, 1997

Click on the link here for Audio Player – CBS World News Roundup – February 28, 1997 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection News for this day in 1997 (also a Friday) had much to do with the subject of Teen smoking. A new law, starting this day, was slated to...

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The World According To 1958 – Past Daily Reference Room

Click on the link here for Audio Player – Youth Wants To Know – Guest: Eric Johnstone – February 23, 1958 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection Maybe it’s always been that way – gripped by upheaval – seized by fear  – living under an atomic cloud of uncertainty. Certainly sounds...

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Madness For A Year Not Quite Three Months Old . . . . .February 24, 1948

Click on the link here for Audio Player – NBC News of the World – February 24, 1948 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection No world like a world in turmoil, and this February 24th in 1948 was no different. Starting with global economic woes, the Communist takeover in Czechoslovakia, renewed...

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Outrage Over Ocalan – February 18, 1999

Click on the link here for Audio Player – BBC World Service – Newshour – February 18, 1999 – BBC Radio News for this day in 1999 was about the capture and arrest of Abdullah Ocalan, founding member of the Kurdistan Workers Party (PKK), who was seized by Turkish agents...

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A Collision Of Ideologies – A Collision Of Trains – February 17, 1996

Click on the link here for Audio Player – NPR – Weekend Edition News + Dan Schorr Commentary – February 17, 1996 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection News for this February 17th in 1996 started off with a grim report of a collision between trains had taken place just outside...

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A Word Or Two From Julian Bond – Meet The Press 1966 – Past Daily Reference Room

Click on the link here for Audio Player – NBC Radio (Monitor) – Meet The Press – Julian Bond – January 30, 1966 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection Anyone thinking the Civil Rights movement culminated with the March on Washington in 1963, and racial harmony instantly happened shortly after has...

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About Grilling – February 10, 1995

Click on the link here for AudioPlayer – CBS World News Roundup – – February 10, 1995 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection No end to grilling going on, this February 10th in 1995. On Capitol Hill it was the grilling of Surgeon General Nominee Dr. Henry Foster and the sound...

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Times Have Passed And Things Have Changed – February 7, 1992

Click on the link here for Audio Player – CBS World News Roundup – February 7, 1992 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection Political season was upon  us, this February 7th in 1992. Incumbent President George Bush (the elder) was touting a plan for Healthcare reform which drew lots of skepticism...