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The Simmering Dog Days Of Summer – July 21, 1965 0

The Simmering Dog Days Of Summer – July 21, 1965

– CBS World News Roundup – July 21, 1965 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – This day, 50 years ago saw an escalation of things. An escalation of the War in Vietnam and an escalation in the violence in reaction to the Civil Rights Movement. Secretary of Defense Robert McNamara...

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‘With A Birthright Of Hatred – A Compulsion Toward Violence’ – 1969 Past Daily Reference Room

. . . or click on the link here for Audio Player – America: The Vision And The Violence – March 3, 1969 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection. With the latest act of horrific violence visited on, of all places, a Church Bible Study in Charleston South Carolina yesterday, the...

Waving Sticks And Rubber Hoses In Bucharest – June 15, 1990 0

Waving Sticks And Rubber Hoses In Bucharest – June 15, 1990

  . . . or click on the link here for Audio Player – CBS World News Roundup – June 15, 1990 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection. Another busy day in history; June 15, 1990. In Ohio, a night of torrential thunderstorms brought flash flooding throughout the Eastern and Central...

Day Of Dramas – June 1, 2000 0

Day Of Dramas – June 1, 2000

. . . or click on the link here for Audio Player – CBS World News Roundup – June 1, 2000 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection News for this June 1st in 2000 was about drama. Beginning with news of the hostage situation at a Luxembourg Pre-school, where a gunman...

Promises Made – Promises Unmade – May 25, 1992 0

Promises Made – Promises Unmade – May 25, 1992

. . . or click on the link here for Audio Player – CBS World News Roundup – May 25, 1992 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection. On this Memorial Day in 1992, an abrupt change-of-policy tried to put a stop to the flood of Boat People escaping Haiti. The Island...

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Invasion Of Crete – May 22, 1941

  . . . or click on the link here for Audio Player – News Of The World – May 22, 1941 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection News for this May 22nd in 1941, which was the 627th day of War, was about the continuing expansion of the War in...

Columbine Copycats – May 20, 1999 0

Columbine Copycats – May 20, 1999

. . . or click on the link here for Audio Player – CBS Radio News – May 20, 1999 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection May 20, 1999 had everyone scratching their heads, wondering just where the sanity had gone. A month after the mass shootings at Columbine High School,...

Shootout On East 54th Street – Explosions In Dublin – Week Of May 19, 1974 0

Shootout On East 54th Street – Explosions In Dublin – Week Of May 19, 1974

. . . or click on the link here for Audio Player – CBS Radio – The World This Week – Week ending May 19, 1974 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection. A rather violent week, the one ending May 19th, 1974. Capturing the majority of attention (at least in the...

As Miami Burns – May 19, 1980 0

As Miami Burns – May 19, 1980

. . . or click on the link here for Audio Player – CBS Special Report – Miami Riots – May 19, 1980 35 years ago, on May 19, 1980 the city of Miami was entering its third day of racially-charged violence. The cause was, and continues to be, a...

Humoring a Volcano 0

May 18, 1980 – When The Mountain Blew – The Mt. St. Helens Volcano –

On May 18, 1980 the infamous Mt. St. Helens in Washington State blew and threatened communities surrounding the mountain with thick clouds of ash and an anticipated lava and mud flow. One report said lava was already starting to flow, but it wasn’t substantiated. At news time (12:00 noon Pacific),...