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The Freeze of 1947

February 7, 1947 – The Great British Freeze Of 1947 –

February 7, 1947 – BBC World Service- London Letter – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – February 7, 1947 – A Freeze this day – a large and cold weather front was sweeping across the UK in 1947. It happens like clockwork – Britain and in fact most of Europe go...

Donald Dugan - first U.S. peacekeeper to die in Bosnia - 1996

February 5, 1996 – A Peacekeeper Dies In Bosnia – Cold Snap Goes After Florida Citrus – Medicare In Trouble

February 5, 1996 -CBS World News Roundup – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – February 5, 1996 – A busy news day with contrasts. The body of Sgt. Donald Dugan was heading back to Ohio this day, the first U.S. Peacekeeper to be killed in Bosnia. Dugan, who was killed over...

New York - July 1977

July 19, 1977 – Summer Of Sizzle

July 19, 1977 – CBS World News Roundup – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – July 19, 1977 – the heatwave which had gripped most of the East Coast and was in other parts of the country was continuing on this day. As New York was slowly recovering from its worst...

Earth Day 1990

April 22, 1990 – Earth Day Plus 20

April 22, 1990 – ABC Radio News – Earth Day Special – Hugh Downs, narrator – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – April 22, 1990 – twenty years to the day since the first Earth Day celebration in 1970. 20 years since the warnings, the Carbon Dioxide emissions, the global warming...

February 5, 1977 – Sweater Weather At The White House

February 5, 1977 – Sweater Weather At The White House

February 5, 1977 – CBS Radio – The World This Week – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – February 5, 1977 – The week was full of new about the Energy Crisis that wasn’t going to go away. America was asked to curb excess, starting with turning down thermostats, while Buffalo...

January 12, 1982 – New Day – Old Poland – Frozen Oranges

January 12, 1982 – New Day – Old Poland – Frozen Oranges

  January 12, 1982 – CBS Radio News on The Hour – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – January 12, 1982 – The situation in Poland was escalating into a war of words, with the Reagan administration threatening more sanctions against the Soviet Union and Poland. So far, only economic sanctions...

Troopergate And Grumblings From The Happy Place – December 23, 1993

Troopergate And Grumblings From The Happy Place – December 23, 1993

– News for December 23, 1993 – CBS World News Roundup – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Troopergate and grumblings from Euro Disney this December 23rd in 1993. The Clinton White House was the scene of wild innuendo and accusation as Arkansas State Troopers testified that then-Governor Bill Clinton made...

The Runner Stumbles – Sept. 15, 1979

The Runner Stumbles – Sept. 15, 1979

      – CBS Hourly News – September 15, 1979 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – The big news for this day was word from The White House that President Carter dropped out of a marathon race, being held near Camp David. Spokespeople were quick to add that it...