Iran

Korean Truce talks Break Down

August 23, 1951 – A Snag In Negotiations – A Wrinkle In Disputes – The Korean War – The Oil In Iran

August 23, 1951 – CBS Radio: Edward R. Murrow News With Don Hollenbeck – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – August 23, 1951 – The news from Korea and the Peace Talks was one of utter confusion. The Communists called the talks off with the accusation that an allied plane attempted...

Korean War negotiating team

July 24, 1951 – Korea Truce Talks: 9th Installment – The Iranian Oil Dispute

July 24, 1951 – Edward R. Murrow and The News With Don Hollenbeck – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – July 24, 1951 – Negotiations in the Korean War were continuing this day in their 9th Installment – hopeful, but realistic – demands were on the table and some of them...

Korea

July 19, 1951 – Korea: A Glimmer Of Peace Talks – A Buildup Of Fresh Troops – Iran And The Oil Dispute

July 19, 1951 – Edward R. Murrow News With Don Hollenbeck – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – July 19, 1951 – In Korea, more talks of truce talks – more bending, negotiating, compromising – the nature of getting two sides to sit down at one table. It was looking like...

Children in Europe - 1946

Relief And Recovery: A question Of Food – Coming Cold War: A Question Of Meddling – 1946 – UNRRA And The Russia-Iranian Dispute

Cedric Foster – News And Comment – April 1946 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – 1946 signified one year since the end of World War 2. In that year, the world went from a sigh of relief to an uneasy holding of breath, to glimpses of an uncertain future. In...

President Clinton

May 1, 1995 – A Settlement Reached, A Search Continued, A Trade Ban Imposed

May 1, 1995 – CBS World News Roundup – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – May 1, 1995 – A busy news day, this First of May. Beginning with news that a settlement had been reached in the trial of Malcolm X’s granddaughter Qubilah Shabazz, who was accused of a murder-for-hire...

Anti-U.S. demonstrations

April 9, 1980 – Threat Day In Tehran – Three Earthquakes In An Hour – A Sledge Hammer To Woody Guthrie’s House

  April 9, 1980 – CBS News – Newsbreak – The World Tonight – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – April 9, 1980 – Another complicated day in relations between Tehran and Washington. Today it was the threat that the hostages at the American Embassy in Tehran were to be executed...

Bogota Hostage Crisis

March 7, 1980 – Hostages And Primaries: Fingers Crossed

March 7, 1980 – CBS World News Roundup – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – March 7, 1980 – Lots of finger crossing, this day in 1980. Starting with the American Embassy hostage situation in Tehran – going into its 125 day. Iranian Foreign Minister Ghotbzadeh indicated the U.S. captives would...

Ayatollah Khomei and Mehdi Bazargan

February 5, 1979 – Iran: “An Increasingly Complex Set Of Problems” – Shapour Bakhtiar

February 6, 1979 – CBS World News Roundup – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – February 6, 1979 – A day best to have been filed “for future reference”. The situation in Iran was slowly spiraling out of control – as factions, loyal to the Ayatollah voiced their support of Khomeni’s...

Gen. Zia - Huang Hua

February 2, 1980 – A War Of Vital Interests – Ultimately, Oil.

February 2, 1980 – CBS World News Roundup – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – February 2, 1980 – In the midst of the Soviet Invasion of Afghanistan, the turn of events in Iran and the taking of 52 American Embassy employees hostage, it was a day of fast moving news....

Indira Gandhi - Clark Clifford

January 31, 1980 – “A Move On The Gulf Means War” – Jitters And Puffery

January 31, 1980 – CBS News – The World Tonight – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – January 31, 1980 – A day of diplomacy, arm-twisting, posturing, proclaiming and finger-pointing. Jimmy Carter’s Special Envoy, Clark Clifford paid a visit to India’s Prime Minister Indira Gandhi to assure here the weapons the...