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March 9, 2000 – Horserace 2000 – The White House Looms.

March 9, 2000 – CBS World News Roundup – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – March 9, 2000 – In case you forgot, it was an election year and it was a race to the White House. And on this day, candidates were dropping out – from the Democrats came Bill...

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President’s Day: Woodrow Wilson – The Tariff – 1912 – Past Daily: Presidents Being Presidential

President Woodrow Wilson – The Tariff – Recorded Sept. 24, 1912 – 1912 Campaign addresses – Gordon Skene Sound Collection In honor of Presidents Day, and maybe a President who doesn’t spring instantly to mind as one of the top 10 – Woodrow Wilson was a significant President who was...

Firefighters rescued Sept. 13, 2001 0

September 13, 2001 – Miracle In Manhattan – Firefighters Rescued After Three Days In Rubble.

September 13, 2001 – National Public Radio News – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – September 13, 2001 – While we were still reeling in shock and devastation over the events from two days earlier, the task of search, rescue, removal and attempting to carry on continued. Despite the seemingly endless...

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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 0

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 0

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 0

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...

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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...