Poland

The irony of remembrance

November 11, 1939 – With Dreaded Irony – A Veteran’s Day In Wartime.

No doubt the irony was more than a little pronounced, but this radio report didn’t mention anything about that. This report, from American correspondent Arthur Manne from the front “somewhere in France” described the goings-on, some four months into the new war. With British troops stationed in France, and reports...

Lech Walesa - Solidarity in Warsaw - 1980

September 1, 1980 – Celebrating In Warsaw – Breath Holding In Tehran – Campaign ’80 Officially Starts –

September 1, 1980 – CBS Radio – Hourly (5:00 pm) news + The World Tonight -Gordon Skene Sound Collection – September 1, 1980 – a lot happening, this news day. Word from Warsaw that a celebration was underway. The Gdańsk Agreement accord was reached as a direct result of the...

Paul McCreesh - Wratislava Music Festival 2012

Paul McCreesh And The Cantans Wratislava Festival Orchestra In Music Of Vaughan-Williams, Howells, Barber And Elgar – 2012 – Past Daily Mid-Week Concert

Paul McCreesh and the Wratislava Cantans Festival Orchestra – September 11, 2011 – Polski Radio – Patrons can download this one exclusively: Become a Patron! Music from the Wratislava Cantans Festival 2012 this week. Led by Paul McCreesh and offering one intensely soothing concert. Beginning with the Vaughan Williams Fantasia...

U.S. Marines In Beirut -July 1983

July 22, 1983 – The Odyssey Of Beirut – Martial Law Ends In Poland – A Heat Wave Grips The East.

Become a Patron! July 22, 1983 – News from Beirut and the ongoing presence of U.S. Marines in Lebanon. Earlier in the day Beirut International Airport (BIA), the headquarters of the U.S. 24th Marine Amphibious Unit (24th MAU), was shelled with Druze mortar and artillery fire, wounding three U.S. Marines...

Harvey's Casino - August 27, 1980

August 27, 1980 – Things That Go Boom In Tahoe – Things That Go Arrgh In Gdansk – Things That Go Tut-Tut On The Campaign Trail

August 27, 1980 – CBS News On The Hour – World Tonight – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – August 27, 1980 – All eyes on Tahoe, this day. A little wagon, carrying a large package was parked in front of Harvey’ Casino. A note saying it would go off if...