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Hijackings And Oil Prices – December 9, 1981 0

Hijackings And Oil Prices – December 9, 1981

. . .or click on the link here for Audio Player – CBS Radio News On The Hour – December 9, 1981 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection Compared to other December 9th’s in history, December 9, 1981 was downright calm. On this particular day the news was about the OPEC...

A Fleet Dies At Toulon – November 28, 1942 0

A Fleet Dies At Toulon – November 28, 1942

. . . or click on the link here for Audio Player – News Of The World – November 28, 1942 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection Dramatic news this day in 1942. Word came from Paris via London that the entire French Naval fleet was destroyed in one exploding catastrophe...

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America Held Hostage – November 6, 1979

. . . or click on the link here for Audio Player – CBS Radio: Newsbreak + CBS Radio Hourly News – November 6, 1979 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection When Iran underwent sweeping changes, starting in late 1978 and culminating in the exile (under the pretense of tests for...

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About AWACS and Home Plate – October 29, 1981

Click on the link here for Audio Player – CBS World News Roundup – October 29, 1981 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection October 29, 1981 – a day where Baseball and Politics had more than a few things in common. After much 11th hour arm-twisting, President Reagan managed to get...

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The Patient On Floor 17 – October 23, 1979

Become a Patron! News for this October 23rd in 1979 was a harbinger of things to come. On this day, The Shah of Iran arrived in New York from Mexico, for what was described as a “battery of tests” at New York Hospital Cornell Medical Center. The Hospital disclosed he...

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Putting A Bandaid On Watergate – October 13, 1973

Click on the link here for Audio Player – CBS Radio – The Washington Week – October 13, 1973 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection Following the surprise announcement of President Nixon’s choice of Gerald Ford as his Number 2, all of Washington was going into overdrive with speculation on what...

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A-Campaigning We Will Go – October 3, 1976

Click on the link here for Audio Player – ABC Radio World News This Week – October 3, 1976 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection Hard to say “business as usual” this first week in October, 1976. The Presidential Campaign was officially a month-old and despite widespread yawns from both sides...

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‘We Saw Everything Someone Would Think About Before They Died’ – September 29, 1987

Click on the link here for Audio Player – CBS World News Roundup – September 29, 1987 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection Not a good day for flying, if you were around on this September 29th in 1987. News of Eastern Airlines Flight 924 bound for New York from San...

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One Hostage Down – Fifty-Two To Go – And ‘Like Magic, Drunks Have Disappeared From Parks’ – July 11, 1980

Click on the link here for Audio Player – CBS News – Firstline Report – World News Roundup – Newsbreak – July 11, 1980 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection An interesting news day, this July 11th in 1980. It started off with a look at the upcoming Moscow Olympics, which...

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A Word Or Two From Sir Anthony Eden – 1951 – Past Daily Reference Room

Click on the link here for Audio Player – Meet The Press – Sir Anthony Eden – September 2, 1951 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection During one of his visits to the U.S. of former Foreign Minister (and future Prime Minister) of Britain, Sir Anthony Eden drew more curious questions...