Margaret Thatcher

Kate Tempest – Live At Trans Musicales 2014 – Nights At The Roundtable: Festival Edition

Kate Tempest – Live At Trans Musicales 2014 – Nights At The Roundtable: Festival Edition

– Kate Tempest – Live At Trans Musicales 2014 – Rennes, France – December 4, 2014 – RFI-FIP – Kate Tempest tonight. Considered one of the brightest and most promising of new talents, Tempest has made a serious name for herself in the area of Rap and Poetry and is...

It’s Tuesday, It Must Be Mondale – June 5, 1984

It’s Tuesday, It Must Be Mondale – June 5, 1984

. . .or click on the link here for Audio Player – CBS World News Roundup – June 5, 1984 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection. This day in 1984 was the big Primary day; the last one before the conventions before everybody settled down to make promises. California was the...

March For Peace – Marching To War – June 12, 1982

Click on the link here for Audio Player – CBS Radio News – ABC Radio News – June 12, 1982 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection With reports estimating upwards of a  half-million, a massive demonstration was being held in New York’s Central Park, calling for an end to war and...

Down To The Wire In Britain – May 2, 1979

Click on the link here for Audio Player – CBS World News Roundup – May 2, 1979 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection May 2nd in 1979 saw the last full day of campaigning for the Parliamentary elections in Britain. Labour Prime Minister James Callahan and opposition Conservative leader Margaret Thatcher...

William F. Buckley Gets A Word Or Two From Margaret Thatcher – 1977 – Past Daily Weekend Reference Room

Click on the link here for Audio Player – William F. Buckley interviews Margaret Thatcher – August 21, 1977 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection They’ve often said about former British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher that you either loved her or hated her, but you couldn’t ignore her. Needless to say,...

Shapes Of Things – March 13, 1985

Click on the link here for Audio Player – CBS World News Roundup – March 13, 1985 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection This day in 1985 started with a funeral. Soviet Premier Konstantin Chernenko, after only 13 months in office, had died. His successor, a relative unknown (to all except...

Desert Storm Clouds – November 25, 1990

Click on the link here for Audio Player – ABC Radio Hourly News – November 25, 1990 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection While the saber-rattling continued to ramp up in the Middle East over Iraq and its invasion of Kuwait, this November 25th in 1990, there was more going on...

Heating Up The Falklands – May 21, 1982

Click on the link here for Audio Player:   The ongoing crisis over The Falkland Islands ratcheted up a few more notches, this May 21st in 1982. With British Special Forces landing, and more expected before nightfall, Argentina admitted troops had landed and that Argentine forces were fighting...

Day 159 And Rumors Of Nude Congressmen – April 10, 1980

Click on the link here for Audio Player: News for April 10, 1980 Another haywire day, this April 10th, in 1980. With news that the expelled Iranian diplomats were given a hero’s welcome on their return to Tehran was just one more element in the ongoing hostage drama as it...

A Plague Of Scrap-Metal Merchants – April 3, 1982

Click on the link here for Audio Player: News for April 3, 1982 On April 3rd, 1982 the most common sound heard this day was the flipping of map pages, trying to figure out just where exactly and what exactly The Falkland Islands were. Because on this day it was...