Italy

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October 19, 1985 – Achille Lauro Aftermath – Benjamin Moloise Aftermath

October 19, 1985 – CBS World News Roundup – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – October 19, 1985 – A day of reactions and protest. Anti-American sentiment was running high in Rome as an emissary of the White House arrived for discussions over the Italian stance on the Achille Lauro hijacking...

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September 7, 1947 – Is Europe Going Red? – Communist Influence In Post-War Europe – Past Daily Reference Room

September 7, 1947 – The Story Behind The Headlines – Communist influence In Europe – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – With the slow process of reconstruction and rehabilitation from the War still going on, a new threat to the relative peace, only two years old, was taking shape. Call it...

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July 6, 1974 – Nixon Heads To Moscow – Kissinger Heads To Rome – Opium Poppies Bloom Again In Turkey

  July 6, 1974 – CBS Radio: The World This Week – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – July 6, 1974 – Nixon and The Moscow Summit. A month before his unprecedented resignation, President Nixon went to Moscow to meet with Soviet Premier Leonid Brezhnev to discuss a range of issues...

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September 27, 1940 – Signing The Axis Pact – Sealing The Fate

September 27, 1940 – In Berlin on this day, Germany, Italy and Japan entered into an agreement by which any of the signatories of the agreement would come to the aid of the other, should that signatory be attacked by any country not actively involved in the war up to...

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James Brown – In Session – Rome, 1971 – Past Daily Soundbooth

James Brown and His Famous Flames – RAI Studios – Rome- April 24, 1971 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection James Brown and a taste of Soul comes to Rome, via this studio session for RAI-TV, recorded on April 24, 1971. If you can get past the canned applause, which makes...

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June 30, 1940 – Anticipating Invasion

June 30, 1940 – The news was ominous and hardly upbeat. France had surrendered to Germany only days earlier. Word from Berlin was, the anticipated invasion of Britain could happen within days or weeks. Britons were expecting the worst and were preparing for it. The very young and the very...