Foreign Policy


September 23, 1967 – Vietnam: Saving It By Destroying It – Sniper Fire In Aurora – Fighting Over Mao.

Subscribers can get this download for free: Become a Patron! Waking up to the news this morning in 1967 had much to do with the endless war of attrition in Vietnam. The ongoing battle, mounting casualties and airstrikes near the Marine outpost at Con Thien. The theory being to destroy...

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August 15, 1985 – Danny Arrives – Canada Recalls An Ambassador – General Foods Recalls Liederkranz.

Become a Patron! August 15, 1985 – Hurricane Danny made landfall. With 90 mile an hour winds, Danny slammed midway between Lake Charles and Lafayette Louisiana. 30,000 people had been evacuated from offshore drilling rigs and towns as far south as Galveston Texas. The strong winds and heavy rains knocked...

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August 9, 1975 – A Year Before – A Year After – The Gerald Ford Era.

August 9, 1975 – one year into the Presidency of Gerald Ford and the vice-Presidency of Nelson Rockefeller. Memories were still pretty raw over the events from just a year before; the resignation of Richard Nixon and the swearing in of Gerald Ford, the first President not elected to office...

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While You’re Digging Our Sights And Sounds . . . . A Few Words From Gordon Skene And Past Daily.

Become a Patron! From the somewhat addled mind of Gordon Skene: You have options – and both of them are just below the photo. As you know, we were hot in the midst of our Annual Past Daily Fundraiser almost two weeks ago – doing our yearly stump for support...


June 26, 1986 – Hurricane Bonnie – Aid To Nicaragua – Debating South Africa Sanctions – Rumors Of Terrorist Bombing In Madrid.

    June 26, 1986 – CBS World News Roundup – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – June 26, 1986 – A busy news day, both home and abroad. Starting with news on the first Hurricane of the season; Hurricane Bonnie, which landed in Port Arthur at 85 miles an hour...