U.S. Marines In Beirut -July 1983 0

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 0

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...

El Salvador 0

February 1, 1982 – Let Poland Be Poland – The Mounting Tragedy Of El Salvador

February 1, 1982 – CBS World News Roundup-CBS Hourly News – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – February 1, 1982 – Between the situation in Gdansk, Poland and San Salvador in El Salvador, the Reagan White House Foreign Policy was being put to the test. From Poland came the release of...

Lech Walesa 0

December 21, 1981 – Poland’s Military Goes After The Church – Arrests And Threats

December 21, 1981 – CBS Hourly News – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – December 21, 1981 – The odyssey of Poland continues. With government crackdowns and now threats of moving after the Roman Catholic Church as it imposed martial Law, a state of perpetual volatility spread throughout the country. Latest...