Pakistan

Coup In Pakistan 1999 0

October 12, 1999 – A Coup Comes To Pakistan

  October 12, 1999 – CBS News Update + CBS Hourly Newscasts – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – October 12, 1999, news for this day was fast-moving. A coup was taking place in Islamabad Pakistan, unfolding as fast as the news could report it. Largely a bloodless coup, centered around...

June 2, 1981 - Lech Walesa 0

June 2, 1981 – Stand Offs And Stand Downs

  June 2, 1981 – CBS World News Roundup + CBS Hourly News – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – June 2, 1981 – The day started with news that a hostage situation was finally over at a nursing home in New Haven, Connecticut. The gunman, Dominic Giordano was looking for...

March 23, 2001 0

March 23, 2001 – Farewell Mir

  March 23, 2001 – BBC News – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – March 23, 2001 – The end of the Mir Space Station. Launched by the then-Soviet Union in 1986, Mir was the first modular Space Station, assembled between 1986 and 1996 – and until March of 2001 it...

March 1, 1980 0

March 1, 1980 – Drama In Bogota

March 1, 1980 – CBS World News Roundup – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – March 1, 1980 – a lot of drama, going on this day in 1980. Starting with the hostage situation in Colombia, where leftist guerrillas were holding hostages at the Dominican Embassy in Bogota. Following the release...

Deportees In Session 2016 – Past Daily Soundbooth – Rock Without Borders Edition 0

Deportees In Session 2016 – Past Daily Soundbooth – Rock Without Borders Edition

Deportees – In Session for Sveriges Radio P3, Umeå – February 10, 2016 – Sveriges Radio – Deportees this evening – a Swedish Indie band who have been riding very high on Swedish charts, and have been referred to in some circles as a Svenska Coldplay, in session for Sveriges...

Pakistan: Warning To The West – November 23, 1961 0

Pakistan: Warning To The West – November 23, 1961

– ABC Radio – Pakistan: A Warning To The West – November 23, 1961 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – On this day in 1961, Pakistan was making the news. Not that a crisis had broken out. In fact Pakistani President General Ayub Kahn visited Washington earlier in the year...

Talk Talk – In Concert From Utrecht 1984 – Past Daily Backstage Weekend 0

Talk Talk – In Concert From Utrecht 1984 – Past Daily Backstage Weekend

– Talk Talk – live from Utrecht, Netherlands – May 27, 1984 – VPRO, Netherlands – Talk Talk were one of those overlooked bands of the 80s who have been the subject of discussion and a tribute album of late. They were a band you either loved or hated –...

The Efforts To Wage Peace – San Francisco Conference – May 26, 1945 0

The Efforts To Wage Peace – San Francisco Conference – May 26, 1945

. . . or click on the link here for Audio Player – United Nations: Report From San Francisco Number 5 – May 26, 1945 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection. While the war continued in the Pacific, efforts to establish a lasting and workable peace in Europe, which would eventually...

When The Mountain Blew – Mt. St. Helens – May 18, 1980 0

When The Mountain Blew – Mt. St. Helens – May 18, 1980

. . . or click on the link here for Audio Player – CBS Radio News – May 18, 1980 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection. 35 years ago today, on May 18, 1980 the infamous Mt. St. Helens in Washington State blew and threatened communities surrounding the mountain with thick...

War Of Words – War Of Inevitability – March 13, 2002 0

War Of Words – War Of Inevitability – March 13, 2002

. . . or click on the link here for Audio Player – NPR News: All Things Considered – March 13, 2002 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection 13 years ago today it was all about escalation and the inevitable plunge into war. On this March 13, 2002 – The INS...