Terrorism

April 19, 1993 0

April 19, 1993 – Odyssey Of Waco

April 19, 1993 – News regarding the standoff in Waco and the outcome – Bulletins and press conferences – Gordon Skene Sound Collection. April 19, 1993 was a day that ending considerably different than it started. It all had to do with the standoff between State and Federal Agents and...

March 23, 1985 0

March 23, 1985 – Enflamed Political Passion Of The Apartheid Kind

March 23, 1985 – CBS World News Roundup – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – March 23, 1985 – a day where violence and passions ran high in South Africa over the killings of 18 Black Anti-Apartheid protestors. The trouble started after a news conference by President Reagan who commented, in...

Spanish Civil War 1937 0

Spanish Civil War – 1937 – Past Daily Reference Room

Spanish Civil War – eyewitness Accounts – Society Of Newspaper Editors – April 17, 1937 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Spanish Civil War – the years 1936-1939 saw some of the worst devastation, division and bloodshed since the World War (World War 1, as 2 hadn’t gotten started yet)....

March 18, 1981 0

March 18, 1981 – Carol Burnett And The Enquirer

March 18, 1981 – CBS News – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – March 18, 1981 – another contentious, litigious, misplaced priorities kind of day in history. Starting with a threatened Coal strike. Contract talks between the Coal industry and the soft-coal miners broke down, paving the way for a nationwide...

February 25, 1996 – “Take A Couple Prozac, Fellas . . .Calm Down”. 0

February 25, 1996 – “Take A Couple Prozac, Fellas . . .Calm Down”.

  February 25, 1996 – CBS World News Roundup – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – February 25, 1996 – The Presidential campaign was up and running amok on this day, 20 years ago. Latest word was trouble over at the Dole camp, with word of shakeups and firings. Senator Bob...

February 17, 2000 – Talking Anthrax – Talking Votes 0

February 17, 2000 – Talking Anthrax – Talking Votes

February 17, 2000 – CBS World News Roundup – Late Edition – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – February 17, 2000 – A lot going on – an election year, higher interest rates and the Pentagon defends its program to vaccinate troops against the Anthrax virus. Amid criticisms and a Congressional...

January 19, 1987 – Next Stop: Basra 0

January 19, 1987 – Next Stop: Basra

January 19, 1987 – CBS World News Roundup – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – January 19, 1987 – The Iran-Iraq War was in the news this day. With reports that Iranian troops were making advances towards the southern Iraqi port city of Basra, and that capture of the city was...

Y2K – A Four Month Supply Of Spam – January 1, 2000 0

Y2K – A Four Month Supply Of Spam – January 1, 2000

– News for January 1, 2000 + review of 1999 – January 1, 2000 – CBS News – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Y2K – all the doomsday scenarios; all the fear, paranoia and hoarding. When January 1, 2000 arrived, so did just another day. So the news for this...

Panama Handover - Dec. 14, 1999 0

Terrorists, Tripp And An Early Handover – December 14, 1999

December 14, 1999 – CBS World News Roundup – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Terrorists, threats and scandals marked much of this December 14th in 1999 – inching closer to the end of the millennium and a lot of news being crammed into the last couple of weeks. The threat...

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Eagles Of Death Metal With U2 In Paris – December 7, 2015 – Nights At The Roundtable

Eagles Of Death Metal with U2 – On Stage At Bercy Arena, Paris – December 7, 2015 – Ronan le Doeuff – Eagles of Death Metal, returning to Paris tonight, literally hours ago and appearing on stage with U2 in a tribute to the people of Paris, and the resilience...