Reagan Years

Princess Grace Lying in State 0

September 16, 1982 – A Funeral In Beirut – Death Of A Hollywood Royal – Reagan Mending The Race Fence.

Subscribers can download this for free:Become a Patron! September 16, 1982 – A day of mourning in two different places for two entirely different reasons. In Beirut, the mourning was for the assassination of Bachir Gemayel, the President of Lebanon. Gemayal was democratically-elected president on 23 August 1982 by the...

Chernobyl Trial - July 1987 0

July 28, 1987 – Trial At Chernobyl – Meese At Iran-Contra – Mines In The Persian Gulf.

  Become a Patron! July 28, 1987 – The nuclear power plant disaster at Chernobyl was still in the news. This time the trial, where half a dozen Soviet nuclear officials were on trial, and prepared to pay heavily for the 1986 disaster which was blamed for 31 deaths and...

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June 26, 1986 – Hurricane Bonnie – Aid To Nicaragua – Debating South Africa Sanctions – Rumors Of Terrorist Bombing In Madrid.

    June 26, 1986 – CBS World News Roundup – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – June 26, 1986 – A busy news day, both home and abroad. Starting with news on the first Hurricane of the season; Hurricane Bonnie, which landed in Port Arthur at 85 miles an hour...

Ennui at 17 0

It’s 1983 – You’re A Teenager – You Live In L.A. – You Have Every Right To Be Cynical – Past Daily Weekend Pop Chronicles

KROQ – Freddie Snakeskin – July 31, 1983 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Not that 1983 had any special dibs on cynicism and anxiety – it was a pretty cynical decade on its own, you must admit. But if you’re going through it for the first time – it’s...