Pakistan

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...

Cyclone Bhola

November 16, 1970 – Middle East: Glimmers Of Hope – East Pakistan: Shards Of Despair

November 16, 1970 – NBC Nightly News – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – November 16, 1970 – a day of profound contrasts. In the Middle East, word from Tel-Aviv that Israel may rejoin the Peace talks, even though Egypt had not withdrawn all of its missiles from a prohibited zone...

Protests in Pakistan

November 28, 1997 – Pakistan: Old Fashioned Rabble – Zimbabwe: Old Fashioned Land Reform

November 28, 1997 – BBC World Service: Newshour – BBC World Service – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – November 28, 1997 – No end of drama, this November 28th. Starting with rioting taking place in Pakistan. As former President Nawaz Sharif was getting ready to stand trial, mobs broke through...

India-Pakistan War - 1965

India-Pakistan War Of 1965 – Past Daily Reference Room

ABC Radio: Storm Over The Himalayas – India-Pakistan at War – Sept. 19, 1965 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – With the latest series of news reports regarding fighting going on between India and Pakistan over the disputed Kashmir region, I was reminded of an earlier war – a war...

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...

March 1, 1980

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

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

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...