Korea

July 5, 1951 – Korean War – Amid Rubble, Olive Branches And Hopeful Signs.

July 5, 1951 – The Korean War – truce talks pending, logistics hammered out and business as usual. All that, and life on Capitol Hill. On the Korean War front – Gen. Ridgeway and the U.S. ceasefire negotiating team were assured safe passage to begin talks in the coming days...

Coal Strike - Day 79

February 22, 1978 – The 79 Day Old Coal Strike – Debating The Panama Canal Treaty – A Funeral In Cairo

February 22, 1978 – CBS World News Roundup – The World Tonight – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – February 22, 1978 – Day 79 of the nationwide Coal Strike and negotiations were dragging on. More talks were scheduled in Washington, but Labor Department Officials indicated that labor and management were...

Korean War - 1951

January 12, 1951 – Korean War – “Fifty Percent Of People Do Not Take An Interest In Politics Unless It Affects Them” – Civility In The Halls Of Government.

January 12, 1951 – CBS Radio: Hear It Now With Edward R. Murrow – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – January 12, 1951 – The end of the second week of the new year. And judging by the reports, the year is starting out pretty the same as it ended 1950....

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...

Student riots - 1990

May 9, 1990 – Rampaging Through Seoul – A Military Parade In Moscow

May 9, 1990 – CBS World News Roundup – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – May 9, 1990. Much as there was celebration and a massive military parade in Moscow, celebrating Russia’s defeat of Nazism on this day in 1945, there were riots in the streets of Seoul South Korea. One...

College Basketball Scandal - 1951

February 20, 1951 – Mister Basketball: “We’re In Troublesome Times”

February 20, 1951 – Edward R. Murrow and The News – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – February 20, 1951 – Basketball was in the news this day. One of Americas great national pastimes was rocked by scandal. In what became a nationwide scandal was largely centered on this particular day...