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July 1, 1973 – Storm Clouds And Finger-Pointing

July 1, 1973 – CBS Radio: The World This Week – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – July 1, 1973 – brought a new month and new drama around Capitol Hill. The week ending for this first day of July brought news of Congress demanding an end to the bombing in...

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May 31, 1978 – Thanks For The Invasion, No Thanks For The Inflation

May 31, 1978 – The World Tonight – CBS Radio – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – May 31, 1978 – Last day of May and a gloomy one at home and abroad. Starting with news that inflation fears were worse than first expected. The April Price Index was, as some...

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May 27, 1978 – Looking For A Way – Looking For A Way Out

May 27, 1978 – CBS World News Roundup – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – May 27, 1978 was a day full of caution. Cautious optimism, cautious crossing of t’s and dotting of i’s, cautious anticipation of some kind of peace – whether it was East-West or Africa or Vietnam. A...

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May 18, 1982 – The Pressure Of Time

  May 18, 1982 – CBS World News Roundup – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – May 18, 1982 was a day with a lot of negotiation, finger pointing, wishful thinking and saber rattling going on. In Moscow, Soviet President Leonid Brezhnev addressed a gathering young Communists and talked about Nuclear...

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Holiday In Helsinki – July 30, 1975

– NBC Nightly News – July 30, 1975 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – A lot of smiles, jokes and back-slapping, this July 30th, 40 years ago. Getting down to business in Helsinki, as the Strategic Arms Limitation talks got underway between the U.S. and the Soviet Union. With Soviet...

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Radio Moscow Remembers The Elbe Meet-Up – April 27, 1975

. . . or click on the link here for Audio Player – Radio Moscow – 30 Anniversary, Celebration of Meet-Up on The Elbe – April 27, 1975 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection. To commemorate the historic meeting of the Russian and Anglo-American Armies at The Elbe River, and the...

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Youthquake In Congress – January 16, 1975

. . .or click on the link here for Audio Player – NBC Nightly News – January 16, 1975 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection On this day in 1975, something was happening in the House of Representatives that hadn’t happened in living memory; rank and file Democrats voted to oust...

New Boss Minus Old Boss = Same Boss – December 29, 1979 0

New Boss Minus Old Boss = Same Boss – December 29, 1979

. . . or click on the link here for Audio Player – CBS World News Roundup – December 29, 1979 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection Coming to the frustrating end of a baffling month in a perplexing decade, this December 29th in 1979 was winding up nowhere near hopeful....

Nixon In Warsaw – May 31, 1972 Past Daily Reference Room 0

Nixon In Warsaw – May 31, 1972 Past Daily Reference Room

Click on the link here for Audio Player – NBC coverage of Nixon Arrival in Warsaw – May 31, 1972 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection On his way back from a historic visit to Moscow in May of 1972, President Nixon stopped in Warsaw, the first time since 1959. During...

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We’re From The Kremlin . . .We’re Here To Help – Soviet Invasion Of Czechoslovakia 1968 – Past Daily Reference Room

Click on the link here for Audio Player – NBC Radio – Second Sunday Series: Revolution In Revolt – 1968 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection As a reminder that the situation in Crimea and The Ukraine are not new and provocative moves made by Moscow towards neighbors, has been a...