Pakistan

UN Weapons Inspectors getting the Boot from Iraq

November 13, 1997 – A Plague Of UN Weapons Inspectors – A Warning Of Terrorist Attacks – Modernizing The British Parliament

Become a Patron! November 13, 1997 – Another day of anxiety and saber-rattling. It was announced that Baghdad ordered the immediate expulsion of all U.S. weapons inspectors as part of the United Nations team. The move had been announced after a meeting of the Revolutionary Command Council, headed by President...

Indo-Pakistan War 1965

September 17, 1965 – UN Secretary General U-Thant On The Indo-Pakistan War – Past Daily Reference Room

Subscribe for exclusive offers: Become a Patron! September 17, 1965 – In what began as a series of skirmishes between India and Pakistan in April, developed into a full-blown war by the beginning of September. The Indo-Pakistani War of 1965 was a culmination of skirmishes that took place between April...

British Elections: Prime Minister Clement Atlee

February 27, 1950 – Coal Strike: Week 3 – British Elections: Morning After – Incident At Tsingtao

February 27, 1950 – CBS Radio – Edward R. Murrow and The News – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – February 27, 1950 – Busy news day. Starting with news of the Coal Strike heading into its third week and its effects were snowballing across the country. Washington was making a...

Coup In Pakistan 1999

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

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

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...