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Playing The C Card – George Wallace Addresses The Alabama Legislature – March 18, 1965 – Past Daily Reference Room

Click on the link here for Audio Player – Governor George Wallace Addresses The Alabama Legislature – March 18, 1965 – ABC Radio – Gordon Skene Sound Collection On the eve of the historic Selma to Montgomery Civil Rights March, Governor George Wallace went before the Alabama State legislature to...

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In A Heartbeat – March 24, 1994

Click on the link here for Audio Player – CBS World News Roundup – March 24, 1994 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection News for this day, twenty years ago had much to do with the shock and horror surrounding the assassination of Mexican Presidential candidateLuis Donaldo Colosio, gunned down while...

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Endemic To Apartheid – March 21, 1985

Click on the link here for Audio Player- CBS World News Roundup – March 21, 1985 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection News for this day in 1985 began with an Angry commemoration – March 21st 1985 marked the 25th anniversary of the massacre in Sharpeville, South Africa where 69 Blacks...

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Gotti Walks – Paris Waits – March 14, 1987

Click on the link here for Audio Player – CBS World News Roundup – March 14, 1987 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection A contrasting sort of day, this March 14th in 1987. From New York came word that reputed Underworld kingpin John Gotti was set free, with the Jury returning...

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The World Fell Down On Atocha – March 11, 2004

Click on the link here for Audio Player – BBC Radio – Initial bulletins – RFI Special Report – March 11, 2004 – RNE Radio 5 – News – March 12, 2004 Ten years this day, a terrorist attack claimed 191 lives and wounded some 1,800 more when ten explosions...

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Searching For The World’s Oldest Dream – March 11, 1979

Click on the link here for Audio Player – CBS Radio News – The World This Week – March 11, 1979 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection News for this week in 1979 had much to do with fits and starts of a Middle East Peace Settlement. In what started as...

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When The Revolution Was Orange – Ukraine In 2004 – Past Daily Reference Room

Click on the link here for Audio Player – BBC Radio 4 Today Program – News Reports – November 22 – December 5, 2004 – BBC Radio 4 Click on the link here for Audio Player – Radio Ukraine – News and Special Broadcast (In Russian) – November 25, 2004...

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Anatomy Of A Coup – Venezuela’s 2002 Overthrow – Past Daily Reference Room

Click on the link here for Audio Player – Radio Reports on Coup in Venezuela – April 11-14, 2002 – NPR/BBC World Service  Gordon Skene Sound Collection Amid conflicting reports from Caracas the past several days, regarding protests, demonstrations-turned violent and mounting death tolls, I am reminded that the state...

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Loans, Mergers And Bloody Gloves – February 21, 1995

Click on the link here for Audio Player – CBS World News Roundup w/Mitchell Krauss – February 21, 1995 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection Not really an earth-shattering day, unless you consider the long-term implications of a $20 billion loan to Mexico, the merger of Fleet Financial with Shawmut National...

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The State Of Labor – Gov. Frank Murphy Of Michigan – 1937 – Past Daily Reference Room

  Click on the link here for Audio Player – CBS Radio Department Of Talks – Governor Frank Murphy: A Fair Deal For Labor – Sept. 24, 1937 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection With all the news in recent years about labor, unions, “right-to-work” and the anti-union movement, it’s important...