Iran

April 8, 1980 – The Iran Crisis: Day 157 – Packing Bags, Shutting Doors, Closing Embassies, Imposing Sanctions

April 8, 1980 – CBS World News Roundup + News On The Hour + Newsbreak – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – April 8, 1980 – With the U.S. Embassy situation in Tehran dragging on for 157 days and with no end in sight, President Carter announced sweeping counter-measures with reference...

Chinese Invasion of Vietnam

February 20, 1979 – China Invades Vietnam . . . In A Way – Iran Goes On A Human Housecleaning Binge . . . In A Big Way – Carter Revises Foreign Policy . . . In A Quiet Way.

February 20, 1979 – CBS World News Roundup – The World Tonight – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – February 20, 1979 – China reports it has “taught Vietnam a lesson” and pulled its troops back across the border, just three days after the invasion began. Peking radio reported the operation...

U.S. Embassy In Tehran: Ambassador William Sullivan - held by rebels

February 14, 1979 – American Embassy In Tehran: A Dry-Run And Rehearsal Of Sorts

February 14, 1979 – CBS News On The Hour – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – February 14, 1979 – A day where the news had more ominous overtones for the future than it did the present. In the midst of all the chaos surrounding the ouster of the Shah, rebels...

Black Monday 1987

October 19, 1987 -Black Monday – The Stock Market Crash Of 1987

October 19, 1987 – CBS Radio News – Reports – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – October 19, 1987 – Going down in the history books as Black Monday, it was the day Wall Street took a tumble. Some 500 points dropped before closing time. The final tally was slow in...

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...