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Hijackings And Oil Prices – December 9, 1981 0

Hijackings And Oil Prices – December 9, 1981

. . .or click on the link here for Audio Player – CBS Radio News On The Hour – December 9, 1981 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection Compared to other December 9th’s in history, December 9, 1981 was downright calm. On this particular day the news was about the OPEC...

The Hostage Crisis Goes To The UN – December 2, 1979 0

The Hostage Crisis Goes To The UN – December 2, 1979

. . . or click on the link here for Audio Player – United Nations Security Council Session – Dec. 2, 1979 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection With the U.S. Embassy takeover in Tehran and some 50 Embassy employees held hostage for some 28 days, it was time to get...

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That Was The Week That Was – November 13, 1999

. . . or click on the link here for Audio Player – CBS Weekend Roundup – November 13, 1999 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection Fifteen years ago this week, the world continued its confusing and often frustrating spin in 1999. Weeks from the end of the century, 1999 wasn’t...

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Feelings And Emotions – 1948 – Past Daily Reference Room

Click on the link here for Audio Player – Chicago University Roundtable – Feelings, Emotions and World Problems – October 31, 1948 Strange to consider now, but in 1948 the second International Symposium on Feelings and Emotions was being held in Chicago. The purpose of the symposium was to try...

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A Man And His Manifesto – The Unabomber – September 19, 1995

Click on the link here for Audio Player – CBS World News Roundup – September 19, 1995 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection This September 19th in 1995 had a lot to do with still-at-large domestic terrorist The Unabomber and his demand to publish a 35,000 word manifesto before a deadline...

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‘Here’s What We Know So Far . . . .’ – September 11, 2001

Click on the link here for Audio Player – NPR News – KPCC Los Angeles News – September 11, 2001 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection Thirteen years ago today, the event which changed and altered the way we live in the U.S. – On September 11, 2001 America joined the...

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PLO, Al-Fatah – 1968 – Past Daily Reference Room

Click on the link here for Audio Player – Colin Edwards interviews a Spokesman for Al-Fatah – circa 1968 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection In looking for as many historic aspects to this current state of conflict as possible, I ran across this rare interview, conducted by historian and journalist...

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A Palestinian State Of Mind – 1947 – Past Daily Reference Room

Click on the link here for Audio Player – Story Behind The Headlines: The Palestine Question – Dec. 7, 1947 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection Most people – most Americans, hear about the latest crisis in the Middle East and the Israeli incursion into Gaza, the Palestinian outrage and the...

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Carrots Of Peace – Stampedes Of War – July 18, 1994

Click on the link here for Audio Player – CBS World News Roundup – July 18, 1994 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection As mad as the world seems this July 18th in 2014, it was just as mad – driven just as insane, this July 18th in 1994. Twenty years...

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‘Can We Resolve Conflict Without War?’ – An Erich Fromme Lecture – 1971 – Past Daily Weekend Reference Room

Click on the link here for Audio Player – Erich Fromme Lecture – “Can We Resolve Conflict Without War?” – September 8, 1971 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection When Psychologist, Sociologist and Philosopher Erich Fromme delivered this lecture in 1971, we were still in the midst of a Cold War....