Israel

Jimmy Carter - 1979 0

March 22, 1979 – Selling Universal Health Care – Selling Middle-East Peace – Weathering Denunciations.

March 22, 1979 – CBS World News Roundup – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – March 22, 1979 – On this day, HEW Secretary Joseph Califano would be making a speech later in New York and was expected to unveil President Carter’s long awaited position on National Health Insurance. According to...

Carter and Sadat 0

March 7, 1979 – Carter’s Momentous Journey – ” A Splendid Victory Over China” – North And South Korea Negotiations: Going Nowhere –

March 7, 1979 – CBS World News Roundup – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – March 7, 1979 – A momentous day in the Middle-East peace process. President Carter, determined to renew the Middle-East peace efforts was flying to Egypt to meet one-on-one with Sadat in Cairo, before heading off the...

Jimmy Carter - Menachem Begin 0

March 4, 1979 – Begin: “A Deep Crisis” – Beijing: “We Do Not Want To Occupy Vietnamese Territory” – Washington: “The Public Will Pay And Pay And Pay”

March 4, 1979 – CBS Radio: The World This Week- Gordon Skene Sound Collection – March 4, 1979 – A week beginning on a series of ominous notes. The seemingly never-ending optimism/pessimism of the peace talk between Egypt and Israel took another down turn. Menachem Begin announced that a “state...

China Under Mao - 1949 0

1949: And It Sounded Like This – Past Daily Year-End Gallimaufry

1949: Voices And Events For The Year – NBC Radio – December 31, 1949 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – 1949 – a year in the dim-distant past for most of us, but a year that, not unlike the annual Christmas Fruitcake, was the gift that kept on giving for...

Begin - Sadat - Dayan - Ismailia conference 0

December 28, 1977 – It Happened In Ismailia – The Ongoing Israeli-Egyptian Peace Talks – Galveston’s Grain Elevator Problem.

December 28, 1977 – CBS World News Roundup – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – December 28, 1977 – News from Ismailia, the latest in a series of seemingly endless talks and negotiations over a Peace settlement between the Israelis and Egyptians. Discussions on this day were about Menachem Begin’s 26-point...

Warsaw strikers 0

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...

Egyptair Flight 990 0

November 7, 1999 – Egyptair Flight 990 – More Questions Than Answers – The Pipe Bombs Of Netanya – The Runners Of New York

November 7, 1999 – CBS Radio News On The Hour – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – November 7, 1999 – Day of mourning for the families of Egyptair Flight 990 which plunged into the ocean off Nantucket, killing all 217 passengers. So far, it’s been a slow agonizing process, getting...

Malibu Fires - 1978 0

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...