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Tagged: Afghanistan

A Few Words From Shirley Chisholm – 1972 – Speaking Of Candidates – Past Daily Reference Room 0

A Few Words From Shirley Chisholm – 1972 – Speaking Of Candidates – Past Daily Reference Room

. . . or click on the link here for Audio Player – 30 Minutes with: Shirley Chisholm – April 28, 1972 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection. With the announcement this past Sunday of Hillary Clinton’s intentions to run for the White House in 2016, I was reminded when another...

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A Million Stories From The Front – Seldom The Same Story Twice – April 13, 1941 0

A Million Stories From The Front – Seldom The Same Story Twice – April 13, 1941

  . . . or click on the link here for Audio Player – News for April 13, 1941 – NBC Blue Network – Gordon Skene Sound Collection Another day inching closer to a World at War. This April 13th in 1941 was filled with stories of the situation in...

A Word Or Two From Linus Pauling – 1958 – Past Daily Reference Room 1

A Word Or Two From Linus Pauling – 1958 – Past Daily Reference Room

. . . or click on the link here for Audio Player – Meet The Press – guest: Dr. Linus Pauling – May 11, 1958 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection. During the dark days of the 1950s, if you were concerned about the effects of nuclear testing on the atmosphere,...

The View From Kabul – January 9, 1980 0

The View From Kabul – January 9, 1980

. . . or click on the link here for Audio Player – CBS World News Roundup – January 9, 1980 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection With the hostage situation at the American Embassy in Tehran continuing and the Soviets settling in around Afghanistan, the 80s were getting off to...

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What About Watt – October 16, 1983

Click on the link here for Audio Player – ABC Radio News + World News This Week – October 16, 1983 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection Further evidence Capitol Hill has always been capable of leaving the nation breathless. This October 16th in 1983 saw the long hoped-for resignation of...

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A Question Of Ethics, A Matter Of Morals, A Subject Of Scrutiny – February 6, 1980

Click on the link here for Audio Player- CBS World News Roundup – Newsbreak – 9:00 CBS Radio News – February 6, 1980 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection This February 6th in 1980 came with a veritable file cabinet stuffed with news. A busy day, to say the least. Starting...

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Jabberwocky In The Land Of The Unknown Knowns – December 16, 2001

Click on the link here for Audio Player – BBC World Service News + From Our Own Correspondent – December 16, 2001 – BBC World Service Seems like another lifetime ago, but on this December 16th in 2001 we were just getting our feet wet in what was to become...

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The Afghan Whigs – Live In Milan – 1994 – Nights At The Roundtable

Click on the link here for Audio Player – The Afghan Whigs – Live in Milan – January 30, 1994 – RAI Radio 2 I just couldn’t end up this impromptu week of looking at the 90s in concert without getting a few notes in from The Afghan Whigs. Certainly...

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Pakistan At The Polls – 1950 – Today With Mrs. Roosevelt – Past Daily Reference Room

Click on the link here for Audio Player: With the first open and democratically held elections in Pakistan in several decades coming up this Saturday (May 11), I ran across this very early interview, less than three years after  independence was declared for Pakistan and the neighboring India....