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August 2, 1978 – A Canal Called Love.

August 2, 1978 – CBS Radio – The World Tonight – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – August 2, 1978 and an obscure piece of news drifted into this broadcast of The World Tonight, and wound up being one of the biggest and most scandalous stories of the 70’s. The contamination...

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July 12, 1996 – In Blew Bertha

July 12, 1996 – CBS World News Roundup – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Twenty years ago today, on July 12, 1996, we were wondering about just where Hurricane Bertha was going to land. Bertha, blowing at speeds upwards from 90 miles an hour, was poised somewhere off the Carolina...

Expecting A Volcano To Cooperate – April 20, 2010 0

Expecting A Volcano To Cooperate – April 20, 2010

  . . . or click on the link here for Audio Player – CBS World News Roundup + 5:00 pm News – April 20, 2010 – CBS News Only 5 years ago, but this April 20th was loaded with awe and wonder in 2010. The devastating Volcano which erupted...

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About AWACS and Home Plate – October 29, 1981

Click on the link here for Audio Player – CBS World News Roundup – October 29, 1981 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection October 29, 1981 – a day where Baseball and Politics had more than a few things in common. After much 11th hour arm-twisting, President Reagan managed to get...

The Blame Game – May 16, 1983 0

The Blame Game – May 16, 1983

Click on the link here for Audio Player – CBS Radio – 9:00 Hourly News w/Richard C. Hottelet – May 16, 1983 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection A day for finger pointing, this 16th of May in 1983. Wall Street was reacting to Capitol Hill reports on the sharply expanded...

Insidious Inflationary Pressures – May 9, 1997 0

Insidious Inflationary Pressures – May 9, 1997

Click on the link here for Audio Player – CBS World News Roundup – May 9, 1997 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection News for this My 9th in 1997 was pretty much status quo for the 90s. The Economy and Fed Chairman Alan Greenspan. The endless seesaw of inflation and...

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Down To The Wire In Britain – May 2, 1979

Click on the link here for Audio Player – CBS World News Roundup – May 2, 1979 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection May 2nd in 1979 saw the last full day of campaigning for the Parliamentary elections in Britain. Labour Prime Minister James Callahan and opposition Conservative leader Margaret Thatcher...

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To Bork, Or Not To Bork – October 11, 1987

Click on the link here for Audio Player – ABC World News This Week – October 11, 1987 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection News for this week, ending on October 11th in 1987 had much to do with the brouhaha on Capitol Hill over Pres. Reagan’s nomination of Judge Robert...