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Week Of Wonders – November 14, 1965

. . .or click on the link here for Audio Player – ABC Radio: Voices In The Headlines – week ending November 14, 1965 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection A harbinger of things to come? Maybe. But at the time, the week ending this November 14th in 1965 was no...

‘We’re Living In Fascinating Times’ – November 10, 1989

. . . or click on the link here for Audio Player – CBS Radio – News reports – November 10, 1989 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection On November 10th, 25 years ago, the world looked on with amazement at what started off as a set of half-measure reforms quickly...

The Great Leap West – November 6, 1989

. . .or Click on the Link Here for Audio Player – CBS World News Roundup – November 6, 1989 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection The flood of East Germans pouring into West Berlin continued without stop on this day 25 years ago. The East German government was quickly amending...

A Sea Of Faces – November 4, 1989

Click on the link here for Audio Player – CBS World News Roundup – November 4, 1989 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection All this week, we’re looking back on the momentous events which took place in Germany during November 1989; day by day, 25 years ago. On November 4th 1989...

Drama On Capitol Hill – Grumbling In Berlin – November 3, 1989

Click on the link here for Audio Player – CBS World News Roundup – November 3, 1989 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection For all intents and purposes, the start of a historic week, this November 3rd in 1989. Starting with the showdown on Capitol Hill over the budget and a...

Beirut Requiem – October 28, 1975

Click on the link here for Audio Player – NBC Nightly News – October 28, 1975 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection Another day of stress and wonderment, this October 28th in 1975. Beginning with news of the intensified fighting between rebel militias and the Lebanese government in Beirut. Turning, over...

Snap Decisions – Abrupt Departures – October 22, 1979

Click on the link here for Audio Player – CBS World News Roundup – October 22, 1979 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection A day full of changes and crackdowns, this October 22nd in 1979. Starting off the news of the abrupt resignation and departure of Israeli Foreign Minister Moshe Dayan...

Back To The Scene Of The Crime – October 15, 1994

Click on the link here for Audio Player – CBS World News Roundup – October 15, 1994 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection After some 1100 days in exile, deposed Haitian President Jean-Bertrand Aristide was heading back to Port-au Prince to resume his presidency after being overthrown by a military coup...

Love And Tolerance In A Parallel World – Week Of September 12, 1974

Click on the link here for Audio Player – CBS Radio – The World This Week – Weekend ending September 12, 1974 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection The fragile nature of people, this week in 1974. Starting with news of the health of former-and-now-pardoned President Nixon, whom many said was...

A Festival Of Hate And Bad Feeling – The Peekskill Riots – 1949 – Past Daily Weekend Reference Room

Click on the link here for Audio Player – CBS Radio News – reports on Peekskill riots – August 1949 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection Maybe it’s Summer. Maybe it’s August. But the amount of rage and mayhem taking place during this particular month gives one pause, to  say the...