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Berlin 1959

Paul-Henri Spaak – Father Of The EU – Talks About Berlin And Moscow – 1959 – Past Daily Reference Room –

Paul-Henri Spaak – Meet The Press – April 5, 1959 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Berlin in the middle of the Cold War. It was often said, during these uncertain times, that if World War 3 was to break out, Berlin would be ground zero. A city divided since...

April 15, 1985

April 15, 1985 – In Praise Of Gizmos

  April 15, 1985 – CBS World News Roundup – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Busy day in space, April 15, 1985. The Shuttle Discovery crew was up early, readying for a battery of tests and an attempt to rescue a wayward satellite, spinning out of control. Hopes were pinned...

Getting To The Heart Of Things – September 14, 1985

Getting To The Heart Of Things – September 14, 1985

– CBS World News Roundup – September 14, 1985 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – September 14, 1985 – a day where both pessimism and promise were running neck and neck. The pessimistic part came with news of the successful testing of an anti-nuclear weapon against a target in space....

Picket Signs, Airstrikes And Global Warming – September 10, 1995

Picket Signs, Airstrikes And Global Warming – September 10, 1995

– ABC Radio Hourly News – 6:00 am – September 10, 1995 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – News for this day 20 years ago was probably typical of many September 10ths – labor disputes in Detroit, with newspaper workers on Strike and tensions ramping up with Police. On this...

Airlift To Rwanda – July 23, 1994

Airlift To Rwanda – July 23, 1994

– CBS World News Roundup – July 23, 1994 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – A day on the edge of grim discoveries, this July 23rd in 1994. A day earlier, President Clinton authorized a massive airlift of food, water and medical aid to the 1 million-plus refugees of the...

A Day In The Life Of A Beirut Tarmac – June 17, 1985

Click on the link here for Audio Player – CBS Hourly News – June 17, 1985 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection News for this day, at least as far as the U.S. was concerned, centered around a hostage drama unfolding at Beirut Airport. Members of a Shi’ite Militia group, armed...

30 Seconds To Mars – Live At 3FM – 2010 – Nights At The Roundtable: Session Edition

Click on the link here for Audio Player – 30 Seconds To Mars – Live at 3FM (VPRO, The Netherlands) – 2010 Over to The Netherlands tonight for a live session by 30 Seconds To Mars, from the 3FM program That’s Live! from 2010. A band with a bunch of...

A Handshake In Space – The Week Ending July 20, 1975

Click on the Link: The World This Week – July 20, 1975 As life on Earth swirled around in its usual madness, life in Outer Space was swirling around in harmony, this week ending on July 20, 1975. The historic linkup and handshake in space by crew members of the...