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A Grain Of SALT, An Avalanche Of Opinions, And Skylab Is Falling – July 9, 1979

Click on the link here for Audio Player – CBS World News Roundup – July 9, 1979 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection While Capitol Hill was milling over the SALT II treaty, crossing T’s, dotting I’s and arguing about everything in between, Jimmy Carter was ensconced at Camp David listening...

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Water, Water Everywhere – 1965 – Drought, Water Pollution And Earth – Past Daily Reference Room

Click on the link here for Audio Player – ABC Radio News – Water, Water Everywhere – Nov. 15, 1965 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection In the 1960s the concern wasn’t so much about Planet Earth running out of water as much as Planet Earth running out of drinkable water....

‘If We Are Attacked, We Will Defend Ourselves’ – May 22, 1984 0

‘If We Are Attacked, We Will Defend Ourselves’ – May 22, 1984

Click on the link here for Audio Player – CBS World News Roundup + 9:00 am Network News – May 22, 1984 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection News for this 22nd of May in 1984 had a lot to do with the ongoing Iran-Iraq War and new flare ups in...

Buying Friends And Influencing Destiny – May 20, 1984 0

Buying Friends And Influencing Destiny – May 20, 1984

Click on the link here for Audio Player – CBS World News Roundup – May 20, 1984 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection It wouldn’t be the 80s without El Salvador and this May 20th in 1984 was no different. Flush from his victory in the election, Salvadoran President-elect José Napoleón...

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Some Crazy Students In China – April 23, 1989

Click on the link here for Audio Player – ABC Radio – World News This Week-Week Ending April 23, 1989 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection A momentous week in history, but nobody really knew it at the time. The week of April 23, 1989 was filled with a lot of...

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Vague Threats – Aroused Suspicions – Exxon Valdez – March 26, 1989

Click on the link here for Audio Player – ABC World News This Week – Week Ending March 26, 1989 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection For the week ending, this March 26, 1989 – much of the “big ticket” news had to do with vague, unconfirmed Terrorist threats received by...

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And How’s The Weather In YOUR Town? – The Climate Wars – BBC- 2004 – Past Daily Reference Room

Click on the link here for Audio Player – BBC Radio 4 – Climate Wars – February 2004 – BBC Radio 4 A subject for debate unlike any other – Climate Change – Global Warming – whatever you want to call it. Those factors and those conditions which are currently...

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World Of The Nervous Tick – November 1958 – Past Daily Reference Room

Click on the link here for Audio Player – CBS Radio – Eric Sevareid commentary – November 1958 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection Seemingly, the situations never change. In November of 1958 the big concern was the Cold War – the “control of outer space”, the situation in Berlin and...

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Goodbye Mr. Oil – October 30, 1986

Click on the link here for Audio Player – CBS World News Roundup – October 30, 1986 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection A day of surprises, this October 30th in 1986. Head of OPEC for over a quarter-century, Sheik Yamani was suddenly fired by the Saudi Royal family. The sudden...

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Seoul Goes Gangland – The Shah Takes New York – The Fed Goes Oops – October 28, 1979

Click on the link here for Audio Player – CBS Radio – The World This Week – Week ending October 28, 1979 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection A week loaded with implications for the future, the week ending on October 28th in 1979. First up was the assassination of South...