Weather

September 23, 1967 – Vietnam: Saving It By Destroying It – Sniper Fire In Aurora – Fighting Over Mao.

Subscribers can get this download for free: Become a Patron! Waking up to the news this morning in 1967 had much to do with the endless war of attrition in Vietnam. The ongoing battle, mounting casualties and airstrikes near the Marine outpost at Con Thien. The theory being to destroy...

Hurricane Danny

August 15, 1985 – Danny Arrives – Canada Recalls An Ambassador – General Foods Recalls Liederkranz.

Become a Patron! August 15, 1985 – Hurricane Danny made landfall. With 90 mile an hour winds, Danny slammed midway between Lake Charles and Lafayette Louisiana. 30,000 people had been evacuated from offshore drilling rigs and towns as far south as Galveston Texas. The strong winds and heavy rains knocked...

U.S. Marines In Beirut -July 1983

July 22, 1983 – The Odyssey Of Beirut – Martial Law Ends In Poland – A Heat Wave Grips The East.

Become a Patron! July 22, 1983 – News from Beirut and the ongoing presence of U.S. Marines in Lebanon. Earlier in the day Beirut International Airport (BIA), the headquarters of the U.S. 24th Marine Amphibious Unit (24th MAU), was shelled with Druze mortar and artillery fire, wounding three U.S. Marines...

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...

Winter Snow

December 30, 1997 – Snow, Snow . . .More Snow.

December 30, 1997 – CBS World News Roundup – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – December 30, 1997 – Almost the last day of the year and, like clockwork, the Eastern Seaboard and the South are blanketed with snow as a Nor’easter slammed through, bringing record rain and snowfall from New...

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...