Tagged: Al-Qaeda

Boston Busing 1975

September 14, 1975 – Busing And Sainthood

September 14, 1975 – The World This Week – Gordon Skene Sound Collection September 14, 1975 – This week in history saw the start of the school year in Boston and the Busing issue was alive and well with protests and clashes greeting buses of predominately Black children arriving in...

South Africa Protests

June 14, 1986 – State Of Emergency – Farewell To The King Of Swing

June 14, 1986 – CBS World News Roundup – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – A state of emergency was declared in minority-ruled South Africa, this June 14, 1986. Amid a worldwide outcry, the South African government imposed a harsh state of Emergency nationwide, hoping to counter violence as the ten-year...

President Clinton in Rome

June 3, 1994 – When In Rome. . .

June 3, 1994 – CBS World News Roundup – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – June 3, 1944 – The big news of the day was President Clinton’s visit to Italy to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the allied victory in Rome. Considered by many to be the “forgotten front”, Clinton...

One of four British casualties in as many days

May 26, 1982 – Not The Anticipated Cake-Walk

May 26, 1982 – ABC World News This Morning – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – News for this May 26, 1982 had much to do with the turn of events for the British Navy during the Falklands conflict. The Argentine Navy were hitting British ships and scoring a number of...

Hitler and Göring - 1938

May 23, 1938 – In Berlin, The Weather Is Fine.

May 23, 1938 – News For Radio Berlin, Shortwave English Service – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Berlin – May 23, 1938. Gathering clouds for a crisis. The situation between Germany and Czechoslovakia over the disputed Sudeten region was heating up. With accusations by Berlin of Czech troops staging raids...

March 9, 1991

March 9, 1991 – Aftermath Of The Hundred-Hour War

  March 9, 1991 – CBS World News Roundup – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – March 9, 1991 – Desert Storm was over. The Hundred-hour war was now history. Troops were starting to come home. And hints and revelations it could have gone worse were starting to surface. Before leaving...

Panama Handover - Dec. 14, 1999

Terrorists, Tripp And An Early Handover – December 14, 1999

December 14, 1999 – CBS World News Roundup – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Terrorists, threats and scandals marked much of this December 14th in 1999 – inching closer to the end of the millennium and a lot of news being crammed into the last couple of weeks. The threat...

Drumming Up Support – Bush-Gobachev Helsinki Conference – September 9, 1990

Drumming Up Support – Bush-Gobachev Helsinki Conference – September 9, 1990

  – News reports and joint Press conference – Bush-Gorbachev Helsinki Conference – Sept. 9, 1990 – As the crisis in the middle east continued to heat up and as the U.S. was continuing to drum up support for an armed confrontation with Iraq and Saddam Hussein, the fourth summit...