Terrorism

World Fallen Down – London Bombings – July 7, 2005

World Fallen Down – London Bombings – July 7, 2005

– BBC Radio London – Continuous Coverage – 9:15 am – 11:30 am (approx.) – July 7, 2005 – BBC Radio London When I was reminded that this day, July 7th 2015, marked the 10th anniversary of the devastating bombings which took place in the London Underground, and minutes later,...

The Drama Of TWA Flight 847 – June 18, 1985

The Drama Of TWA Flight 847 – June 18, 1985

. . . or click on the link here for Audio Player – CBS News – Frontline Report – World News Roundup – June 18, 1985 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection. News for this day, 30 years ago was about the ongoing Hijack of TWA Flight 847 and the hostage...

Should Wiretapping Be Legal? 1956

Should Wiretapping Be Legal? 1956

    . . . or click on the link here for Audio Player – American Forum – Should Wiretapping Be Legal? – June 3, 1956 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection. In the 1950s, with the Red Scare on everyone’s minds and Organized Crime in everyone’s newspaper, the question of...

Incident At Fort Wayne – May 29, 1980

Incident At Fort Wayne – May 29, 1980

. . . or click on the link here for Audio Player – CBS World News Roundup + The World Tonight – May 29, 1980 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection. News of assassination attempts, this May 29th in 1980. Civil Rights leader and Executive Director of The National Urban League...

Funeral For A Secretary Of State – John Foster Dulles – May 27, 1959

Funeral For A Secretary Of State – John Foster Dulles – May 27, 1959

. . . or click on the link here for Audio Player – NBC Radio Funeral for John Foster Dulles – May 27, 1959 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection. The name John Foster Dulles probably doesn’t ring a lot of bells these days, aside from the name of an Airport...

Columbine Copycats – May 20, 1999

Columbine Copycats – May 20, 1999

. . . or click on the link here for Audio Player – CBS Radio News – May 20, 1999 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection May 20, 1999 had everyone scratching their heads, wondering just where the sanity had gone. A month after the mass shootings at Columbine High School,...

Shootout On East 54th Street – Explosions In Dublin – Week Of May 19, 1974

Shootout On East 54th Street – Explosions In Dublin – Week Of May 19, 1974

. . . or click on the link here for Audio Player – CBS Radio – The World This Week – Week ending May 19, 1974 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection. A rather violent week, the one ending May 19th, 1974. Capturing the majority of attention (at least in the...

Tamil Tigers Relent – Moscow Says Nyet – The Horserace Goes West – May 14, 1984

Tamil Tigers Relent – Moscow Says Nyet – The Horserace Goes West – May 14, 1984

. . . or click on the link here for Audio Player – CBS World News Roundup – May 14, 1984 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection Days of nail-biting and confusion – this May 14th in 1984. Starting with news the Tamil Tigers in Sri Lanka, holding an American couple...

A Charge Of Complicity – May 6, 1995

A Charge Of Complicity – May 6, 1995

. . . or click on the link here for Audio Player – CBS World News Roundup – May 6, 1995 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection If you were living in Dallas, this May 6th in 1995, you’d have the dubious distinction of living in the Hail Capital Of The...

Prospects For Peace In 1956 – Past Daily Reference Room

Prospects For Peace In 1956 – Past Daily Reference Room

  . . . or click on the link here for Audio Player – ¬†American Forum – Prospects For Peace 1956 – December 1956 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection In 1956 the world was just as much on edge as it is today. Then, the players were different – the...