Tagged: Ali Khamenei

President Clinton

May 1, 1995 – A Settlement Reached, A Search Continued, A Trade Ban Imposed

May 1, 1995 – CBS World News Roundup – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – May 1, 1995 – A busy news day, this First of May. Beginning with news that a settlement had been reached in the trial of Malcolm X’s granddaughter Qubilah Shabazz, who was accused of a murder-for-hire...

Ayatollah Khomei and Mehdi Bazargan

February 5, 1979 – Iran: “An Increasingly Complex Set Of Problems” – Shapour Bakhtiar

February 6, 1979 – CBS World News Roundup – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – February 6, 1979 – A day best to have been filed “for future reference”. The situation in Iran was slowly spiraling out of control – as factions, loyal to the Ayatollah voiced their support of Khomeni’s...

Ticket to the Circus

January 11, 1999 – Getting Ready For The Circus – Getting Bluster From Iraq

January 11, 1999 – CBS World News Roundup – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – January 11, 1999 – A day with a lot of news going for it. Between pending Impeachment trials and saber rattling from Iraq there was enough to keep just about everyone occupied, at least for a...

Khomeini arrival in Tehran

February 1, 1979 – Khomeini Comes Home – Patty Hearst Goes Home

February 1, 1979 – CBS World News Roundup – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – February 1, 1979 – significant news, this first day of a new month in 1979. The streets of Tehran were awash with crowds, cheering the arrival of the exiled Ayatollah Khomeini back home after almost fifteen...

Tabriz demonstrations 1980

January 12, 1980 – It Happened In Tabriz – The UN Weighs Sanctions

January 12, 1980 – CBS Hourly News – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – January 12, 1980 – news from Tabriz, Iran was loud and violent. Anti-Khomeni demonstrations in the streets of that Iranian city took a turn for the rock-throwing and sacking of offices on this day. An absolute melee...

Spitting Into The Wind – September 29, 1980

Spitting Into The Wind – September 29, 1980

– CBS World News Roundup – September 29, 1080 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – On this September 29th in 1980, news was about the Iran-Iraq War, which was heading into its second week. Iraq claimed to be winning, advancing some 60 miles into Iranian territory. Tehran didn’t dispute the...

In The Lap Of Conflicting Claims – September 28, 1980

In The Lap Of Conflicting Claims – September 28, 1980

– CBS Hourly News – September 28, 1980 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – News for this day was about the convening of an emergency session at the UN Security Council over the Iran-Iraq War, in its 6th day, this September 28th in 1980. By the end of the day...

A New Cuba Showdown – March 25, 1976

A New Cuba Showdown – March 25, 1976

. . . or click on the link here for Audio Player – CBS Radio – The World Tonight – March 25, 1976 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection And on this day in 1976, warnings from Secretary of State Henry Kissinger over Cuban military interventions abroad brought a not-so-thinly-veiled threat...

Hostage Drama: Day 18 – Another Day, Another Burning Effigy – November 21, 1979

. . . or click on the link here for Audio Player – CBS Radio News + Bulletin – November 21, 1979 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection As the drama at the American Embassy in Tehran continued, flare ups were being reported in other places. A bulletin on this November...