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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...

Britain Goes To The Polls – February 23, 1950 0

Britain Goes To The Polls – February 23, 1950

. . . or click on the link here for Audio Player – Edward R. Murrow News With Larry Leseur – Feb. 23, 1950 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection. Busy day in World affairs and a busy day in domestic ones. While the eyes of the world were focused on...

Releasing The Lion Of Kashmir – January 21, 1958 0

Releasing The Lion Of Kashmir – January 21, 1958

. . . or click on the link here for Audio Player – MBS – Bob Green News – January 21, 1958 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection On this January 21st in 1958, news was about the release from a 4 1/2 year jail sentence of former Prime Minister of...

Alabama USA – Civil Rights In 1961 – Past Daily Reference Room 0

Alabama USA – Civil Rights In 1961 – Past Daily Reference Room

. . . or click on the link here for Audio Player – Alabama USA – May 29, 1961 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection While most people are observing Martin Luther King’s Birthday, a lot of people have no idea why. Call it the deep, murky past – call it...

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The King Of America And Hocus-Pocus – December 11, 1959

. . . or click on the link here for Audio Player – NBC News on The Hour + Eisenhower visits India – Dec. 11, 1959 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection Arriving in India as part of his whirlwind tour of 11 countries in 11 days, President Eisenhower landed in...

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Hostage Drama: Day 18 – Another Day, Another Burning Effigy – November 21, 1979

. . . or click on the link here for Audio Player – CBS Radio News + Bulletin – November 21, 1979 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection As the drama at the American Embassy in Tehran continued, flare ups were being reported in other places. A bulletin on this November...

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That Was The Week That Was – November 13, 1999

. . . or click on the link here for Audio Player – CBS Weekend Roundup – November 13, 1999 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection Fifteen years ago this week, the world continued its confusing and often frustrating spin in 1999. Weeks from the end of the century, 1999 wasn’t...

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A Word Or Two From Sheikh Mujibur Rahman – 1974 – Past Daily Reference Room

Click on the link here for Audio Player – NBC: Speaking Freely with Sheikh Mujibur Rahman – Sept. 28, 1974 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection Keeping track of the dizzying number of prominent names and events in Middle Eastern and Asian Politics is a feat in itself. Unless you were...