Tagged: Anti-Americanism

Robert Polhill - Hostage

February 11, 1987 – The Hostage-For-Prisoner Swap And Death To America All Over Again.

A little support goes a long way: Become a Patron! News for this day in 1987 started with the storm of protest over a U.S. proposal for a hostage-for-prisoner swap that included 8 Americans and one Israeli in exchange for Palestinians being held by Israel. No, the Israeli’s weren’t going...

February 16, 1979 – Flight From Tehran

February 16, 1979 – Flight From Tehran

February 16, 1979 – CBS World News Roundup + Newsbreak + 9:00 am news – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – February 16, 1979 – a day of evacuation, confusion and purges in Tehran, and a day of logger-heads in Mexico City. In Iran, the escape was on, and hundreds of...

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...

Death To America And Other Love Songs – November 4, 1979

Click on the link here for Audio Player – CBS Radio: The World This Week – November 4, 1979 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection In what became the opening day of an odyssey, the U.S. Embassy in Tehran was attacked on November 4, 1979, overrun with over 100 Embassy employees...