Tagged: Anwar Sadat

The Middle-East Peace process 0

March 11, 1979 – Searching For The World’s Oldest Dream – A Middle-East Peace Settlement.

News for this week in 1979 had much to do with fits and starts of a Middle East Peace Settlement. In what started as a grand and hopeful gesture became one of caution and unease. Egyptian Premier Anwar Sadat, hailed earlier for his historic visit to Israel in 1977 was...

Sadat - Begin - November 19, 1977

November 19, 1977 – Anwar Sadat In Israel –

Few realized it at the time, but the historic moment unfolding on this November 19th in 1977 was also a signal for the end of Egyptian President Anwar Sadat. In a bold move, some thought foolhardy in retrospect, after years of negotiations concluding with the Camp David Accords, a peace...

USS Liberty - June 8, 1967

June 8 , 1967 – Six Day War: Day 4

June 8 , 1967 – Crisis In the Middle East: Day 4 – NBC Radio News – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – June 8, 1967 – The crisis in the Middle East, and the Six Day War was heading into Day 4 – a ceasefire on the ground was holding....

February 26, 1979 – ‘Whatever It Is, We Don’t Like It’.

February 26, 1979 – ‘Whatever It Is, We Don’t Like It’.

February 26, 1979 – CBS World News Roundup – The World Tonight – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – February 26, 1979 – An uneasy day during an uneasy week. The Middle East Peace negotiations were faltering, moving ahead, faltering, balking and inching forward. On this day, it was Israeli Prime...

On The Road To A Working Summit – December 21, 1977

On The Road To A Working Summit – December 21, 1977

– News for December 21, 1977 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Summit talks, between Israel and Egypt, were scheduled to take place in Cairo on December 25th in 1977. But on this December 21st the preliminary talks were abruptly cancelled in favor of negotiations for the upcoming meeting between...

Menacing Waters – Menacing Demands – April 2, 1990

Menacing Waters – Menacing Demands – April 2, 1990

. . . or click on the link here for Audio Player – CBS Radio News – April 2, 1990 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection And on April 2nd, 1990 Pittsburgh was busy closing intake valves, ahead of traces of the oil spill which sent some 200,000 gallons into the...

Optimistic In Alexandria – March 9, 1979

Optimistic In Alexandria – March 9, 1979

. . . or click on the link here for Audio Player – CBS World News Roundup + Hourly news – March 9, 1979 Optimism was the big word for this March 9th in 1979. President Carter arrived in Cairo the previous night to meet Egyptian President Anwar Sadat. On...

Youthquake In Congress – January 16, 1975

Youthquake In Congress – January 16, 1975

. . .or click on the link here for Audio Player – NBC Nightly News – January 16, 1975 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection On this day in 1975, something was happening in the House of Representatives that hadn’t happened in living memory; rank and file Democrats voted to oust...

The Killing Of Sadat – October 7, 1981

Click on the link here for Audio Player – NPR – All Things Considered – October 7, 1981 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection The big news for this October 7th in 1981 was about the assassination of President Anwar Sadat of Egypt. The 62-year old Egyptian leader was gunned down...