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Cold War Europe 1947

December 10, 1947 – The Wages Of Cold War – The Price Of Modern Living

Patrons get the audio for free: Become a Patron! News for this December 10th in 1947 was about the Cold War and the hotbeds of upheaval in this post-War world. The Paris strikes had calmed down, as a rift was forming between the French Communists and Moscow. Rumors of Communist...

Israel After Rabin - November 12, 1995

November 12, 1995 – Israel After Rabin – A Calling Colin Powell Doesn’t Hear.

Patrons get perks: Become a Patron! November 12, 1995 – The end of a tumultuous week. With the assassination of Israel Prime Minister Ytzhak Rabin, the country was plunged into a period of mourning – the funeral earlier in the week brought a flood of tributes from Egypt’s Hosni Mubarak...

Nixon Address to Nation - August 15, 1973

Nixon On Watergate – August 15, 1973

Patrons: You know what to do: Become a Patron! Richard Nixon – as calls for his impeachment grew as his popularity dropped to the lowest point of any President since Harry Truman in 1953, the threat and very real possibility of impeachment grew daily. And so on August 15, 1973,...

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...

Egyptian-Israeli Peace Summit - 1978

September 18, 1978 – Jimmy Carter Reports To Congress – The Camp David Accords – Past Daily

Subscribers can download for free: Become a Patron! September 18,1978 – After months of diplomatic wrangling and some 13 days of intense one-on-one negotiations, a Middle-East Peace accord was finally hammered out between Egypt’s Anwar Sadat, Israel’s Menachem Begin and President Jimmy Carter. On the occasion of arriving at a...

Egypt's Anwar Sadat And Family - 1975

September 6, 1975 – Amid Assassination Attempts, Optimism In The Middle-East – Busing, Two Years On

– Become a Patron! September 6, 1975 – Busy news week. With the attempted assassination (the second one in so many weeks), President Ford was starting to wonder about laid-back California, but it wasn’t deterring him from making public appearances and “pressing the flesh” which he insisted on doing, no...

While withdrawal in Beirut, Terrorist bombing in Paris

August 21, 1982 – Beirut: Fragile Nature Of A Truce – Car Bombs In Paris – Crackdown In Lima.

August 21, 1982 – News from Beirut, Paris and Lima, Peru this day. In Beirut, the fragile nature of a truce and the evacuation withdrawal of PLO troops was momentarily marred by the capture of an Israeli citizen by Palestinians. As the first 400 PLO fighters were boarding a ship...

UN Secretary General Trygve Lie

July 31, 1947 – A UN With Its Plate Full – Situation In Greece – Situation In Jerusalem – Situation in Jakarta.

Become a Patron! July 31, 1947 – While New York City baked in the sticky heat, the scene at the UN meeting in Lake Success was overheating with strife, overthrow and discontent. The United Nations, whose temporary headquarters was at Lake Success, was dealing with a wide range of potentially...

West Beirut - July 1982

July 26, 1982 – Semantics Over Beirut – Nuances Of Middle-East Diplomacy – A First In China.

Become a Patron! July 26, 1982 – West Beirut was the scene of the 5th straight day of Israeli raids – bombing targets purported to belong to the PLO as well as residential districts along the coast. At first, some called it a breakthrough on the Beirut crisis. Yassar Arafat,...

South Africa Elections

April 18, 1994 – South Africa Elections: Inkatha Comes To The Table – Considering Options In Bosnia – Israel Targets Hamas

April 18, 1994 – CBS World News Roundup – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – April 18, 1994 – Starting with historic news from South Africa. It was learned today that South Africa’s leader achieved a milstone breakthrough under which The Inkatha Freedom Party would be able to join the first-ever...