Korea

February 19, 1951 – The Situation In Korea: Successful Advances – Attempted Revivals

Not to seem obvious, but . . .:Become a Patron! News on this day in 1951, via Edward R. Murrow and The News, gave upbeat assessments from General Matthew Ridgeway regarding the situation in Korea and U.S. advances along the 38th Parallel. At one point, Chinese troops were engaged, their...

Korea - February 1951

February 13, 1951: War In Korea – Withdrawals, Maneuvering, Condemnation And Celebrations Of An Alliance.

Become a Patron! Despite General MacArthur‘s spin that “we are continuing a war of maneuver”, a new phrase had entered into the Korean War Slang dictionary; “Buggin’ out”. On this February day in 1951, United Nations forces and the U.S. Army were in the process of retreating on several fronts,...

Prime MInister Schuman - Sec. of State Acheson - United Nations

November 8, 1951 – Dean Acheson Proposes, Andrei Vishinsky Laughs – UN Arms Limitation Talks – A Quiet Day In Korea

Patrons get perks – seriously! Become a Patron! November 8, 1951 – Busy day for diplomacy and tilting at windmills. Secretary of State Dean Acheson put forth a proposal for the limitation in arms between the U.S. and the Soviet Union. Russia’s Andrei Vishinsky thought the proposal ludicrous and laughable....

September 13, 1951 – Advances In Korea – A Future For Germany – A New Job For Marshall

Become a Patron! News for this September 13th in 1950, came from the legendary newscaster Edward R. Murrow and his daily news program Edward R. Murrow And The News. And the news was cautious. In Korea, it was reported that General Walker claimed the days of retreat for UN forces...

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...