Foreign Policy

Warsaw strikers

December 3, 1981 – Peacekeepers To Sinai – Frustration In Syria – Solidarity In Warsaw

December 3, 1981 – CBS Radio News – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – December 3, 1981 – Busy news day. Starting with news of an agreement on the wording with Israel on a joint resolution to send Peacekeepers to the Sinai. Establishing ground rules for the multi-national force taking part...

A treatise on Balkan misery

November 27, 1994 – Chaos Is A Place Called Bihac – Capitol Hill Is A State Of Mind – Whitewater Is Neither

November 27, 1994 – ABC World News This Week – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – November 27, 1994 – The end of a chaotic week in 1994. News from the never-ending crisis in the Balkans had NATO airstrikes hitting Bosnian Serb targets in retaliation for attacks on NATO forces in...

Nelson Rockefeller

November 23, 1974 – Ford Heads (Far) East – Economy Goes Gloomy – Rockefeller Gets Testy

November 23, 1974 – Washington Week In Review – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – November 23, 1974. Lots to be thankful for, but try getting anyone to feel that way at the time. President Ford was touring the Far East, readying to land in Japan where he was expected to...

Malibu Fires - 1978

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...

UAW Pres. Owen Bieber

October 23, 1985 – UAW Strike Settlement: Trading Picket Signs for Rivet Guns – UN At 40: Potentates And Gridlock – Gearing Up For A Summit

October 23, 1985 – CBS World News Roundup – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – October 23, 1985 – The day started off the good news. The Chrysler Auto Strike that lasted for two weeks and came to an end after 42 non-stop hours of negotiations, finally came to an end...

Charles Keating

October 18, 1990 – A Keating Named Charles – 38 Hours Til Panic – A Draft Resolution At The UN

October 18, 1990 – CBS World news Roundup – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – October 18, 1990 – A day of scandals and war-fever. However, staring off the day with some good news – The Labor Department announced that consumer prices had rises 8.10% in September, for an annual 6.6%...