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Is Cuba Going Red? 1959 – Reporting On A Revolution – Past Daily Reference Room 0

Is Cuba Going Red? 1959 – Reporting On A Revolution – Past Daily Reference Room

. . . or click on the link here for Audio Player – CBS Radio: Is Cuba Going Red? – May 7 and 13, 1959 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection. With the momentous news today of the resumption of diplomatic ties between the U.S. and the island nation of Cuba,...

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The Official Press Says Poland Is Calm – December 15, 1981

. . . or click on the link here for Audio Player – CBS Radio Hourly News – December 15, 1981 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection A world of unease, this December 15th in 1981. Starting with news of a purported calm descending over Poland in wake of the latest...

Season Of Adjustment And Discontent – December 8, 1947 0

Season Of Adjustment And Discontent – December 8, 1947

. . . or click on the link here for Audio Player – News Of The World – December 8, 1947 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection This December 8 in 1947 saw the country battling Inflation, the Cold War unfolding and American cities squabbling for bragging rights. On Capitol Hill,...

The Nightmare Of Bhopal – December 3, 1984 0

The Nightmare Of Bhopal – December 3, 1984

. . . or click on the link here for Audio Player – CBS World News Roundup – December 3, 1984 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection Hearing this newscast today, you would think the Cyanide gas leak at the Union Carbide Plant in Bhopal India was not serious. But the...

Louis Martin And The Paris Conservatory Play Music Of Gounod – 1954 – Past Daily Weekend Gramophone 1

Louis Martin And The Paris Conservatory Play Music Of Gounod – 1954 – Past Daily Weekend Gramophone

  . . . or click on the link here for Audio Player – The Paris Conservatory Student Orchestra, conducted by Louis Martin 1954 – ORTF, Paris – Gordon Skene Sound Collection Back to Paris this week for something (mostly) familiar. The Petite Symphonie by Charles Gounod, featuring the Student...

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The Morning After NAFTA – November 18, 1993

. . . or click on the link here for Audio Player – CBS World News Roundup – November 18, 1993 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection As the newscast so ably put it – a month earlier, everyone on Capitol Hill assumed NAFTA was dead. But on this November 18th...

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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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William Green On The State Of American Labor In 1938 – Past Daily Reference Room

Click on the link here for audio Player – William Green – Address to 58th Convention of AF of L – October 3, 1938 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection The state of Labor in America in 1938 was in turmoil to a degree. Strikes at Auto plants and Mines turned...

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Snap Decisions – Abrupt Departures – October 22, 1979

Click on the link here for Audio Player – CBS World News Roundup – October 22, 1979 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection A day full of changes and crackdowns, this October 22nd in 1979. Starting off the news of the abrupt resignation and departure of Israeli Foreign Minister Moshe Dayan...

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Knocking On Moscow’s Door – October 13, 1941

Click on the link here for Audio Player – NBC News Of The World – October 13, 1941 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection News for this October 13th in 1941 looked grim, ominous and more and more like America would land in the middle of it almost any day. Reports...