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Jewish Refugees in Palestine

May 3, 1946 – Post-War World – Palestine: The Middle East Time Bomb

  May 3, 1946 – Mutual Broadcasting – Cedric Foster And The News – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – May 3, 1946 – A day where events in 1946 would play for months, if not decades after, especially ones where they appears to be no resolution, even some 72 years...

Exodus from Chernobyl

April 27, 1986 – Unusually High Radiation Readings, Somewhere In The Ukraine

April 27, 1986 – CBS World News Roundup – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – April 27, 1986 – a day for the history books. The most disastrous nuclear power plant accident took place in Chernobyl on April 26th. By April 27th, there was no confirmation to the outside world, but...

Josip Tito

January 16, 1980 – About The Olympics – About Tito – About Tehran – About Kabul

January 16, 1980 – CBS World News Roundup – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – January 16,1980 – a day with far-reaching consequences that, at the time, seemed like footnotes as other news took precedence. The day began with the crisis over the Soviet Invasion of Afghanistan and the upcoming Olympic...

British Troops in Libya - Nov. 1942

November 24, 1942 – War Comes To The Desert – Encircling Stalingrad

November 24, 1942 – News Of The World – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – November 24, 1942 – News for this day was about progress (or lack of it) in the War. Fighting was erupting throughout the desert areas of Middle-East and in Northern Africa, with Allied forces advancing through...

Gen. Eisenhower - Pres. Truman

November 6, 1951 – The Fine Line Between Policy And Politics – Eyes On Eisenhower.

November 6, 1951 – Edward R. Murrow And The News – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – November 6, 1951 – General Eisenhower raised more than a few eyebrows when he arrived in Washington and then quickly left, heading back to France. President Truman said there was only one reason for...

Lorin Maazel

Leon Fleisher With Lorin Maazel And The Cleveland Orchestra Play Music Of Prokofiev – 1976 – Past Daily Mid-Week Concert

Cleveland Orchestra – Lorin Maazel, Conductor – Leon Fleisher, Piano – All Prokofiev – Blossom Music Festival 1976 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Another historic concert. This week it’s The Cleveland Orchestra, led by Music Director Lorin Maazel and featuring Leon Fleisher, piano in a concert from the 1976...

Fairfax Hi - 1979

You’re A Teenager – You Live In L.A. – It’s February 1979 – The Future Is Bright. KROQ Says So –

KROQ – Larry Woodside – 8:00 am – 9:00 am – February 28, 1979 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – February 1979 – okay, it’s almost over; the 70s that is. Strange decade. Started off barefoot and going to Grateful Dead concerts – by 1979, you cut your hair, you...

Elmar Oliveira -Clevleand Orchestra 1978

Lorin Maazel With Elmar Oliveira And The Cleveland Orchestra Play Music Of Vieuxtemps And Berlioz 1978 – Past Daily Mid-Week Concert

Elmar Oliveira, Violin – with The Cleveland Orchestra – Lorin Maazel, Cond – Broadcast: May 11, 1978 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Another historic concert this week. For this one, it’s the debut with The Cleveland Orchestra with American/Portuguese violinist Elmar Oliveira, who joins Music Director Lorin Maazel in...

LBJ - Gulf Of Tonkin Address - August 4, 1964

August 4, 1964 – A Tonkin State Of Mind – LBJ Addresses Gulf Of Tonkin Indicent

President Johnson: Address to Nation – August 4, 1964 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection August 4, 1964. After initial reports of an alleged attack on the USS Maddox by North Vietnamese in the Gulf of Tonkin, the crisis escalated and further provocations were reported. Counter attacks were launched. The war...