Tagged: ABC Radio News

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Racing Against Time – July 24, 1994

Click on the link here for Audio Player – ABC Radio News – July 24, 1994 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection On this July 24th in 1994, news was about the U.S. mission to send relief and supplies to the refugees of the Rwandan genocide, who fled to camps in...

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Selling A War: West Point And Vietnam – 1966 – Past Daily Reference Room

Click on the link here for Audio Player – ABC Radio – The Thin Grey Line – June 8, 1966 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection In 1966 the groundswell of discontent over U.S. involvement in Vietnam and Southeast Asia was increasing in intensity. Questions were raised as to why we...

‘Just Like Dodge City’ – Santo Domingo – May 12, 1965 0

‘Just Like Dodge City’ – Santo Domingo – May 12, 1965

Click on the link here for Audio Player – ABC Radio – The Johnson Doctrine – Dominican Republic – May 12, 1965 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection News on this day, at least in the U.S., centered around a new Latin-American hotspot; The Dominican Republic. In the midst of political...

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Pundits Working Overtime – January 2, 1994

Click on the link here for Audio Player  – ABC Radio – World News This Week – Week Ending January 2, 1994 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection Try as they might to gloss over the jaundiced underpinnings, mainstream media was busily painting smiley-faces on the end of 1993 and the...

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Not With Open Arms – October 23, 1983

Click on the link here for Audio Player – ABC Radio Hourly News + World News This Week – October 23, 1983 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection Thirty years ago today we were hearing the shocking news of a truck bomb exploded outside a U.S. Marine barracks in Beirut. And...

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Fly In The Ointment – September 16, 1980

Click on the link here for Audio Player: News for the week ending September 16, 1980 – ABC Radio News – Gordon Skene Sound Collection Hard to forget this week in September of 1980 was all about the Presidential Election campaign and the upcoming debates between Jimmy Carter, Ronald Reagan...

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How Americans Feel About Vietnam – July 2, 1965

Click on the link here for Audio Player – ABC News Special Report – Dialogue And Decision – July 2, 1965 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection This day in 1965 was about the growing dissatisfaction with the War in Vietnam. There were still a lot of supporters, but an equal...