Tagged: Ban Ki-moon

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...

February 5, 1977 – Sweater Weather At The White House 0

February 5, 1977 – Sweater Weather At The White House

February 5, 1977 – CBS Radio – The World This Week – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – February 5, 1977 – The week was full of new about the Energy Crisis that wasn’t going to go away. America was asked to curb excess, starting with turning down thermostats, while Buffalo...

Y2K And The Coming Catastrophe – December 29, 1999 0

Y2K And The Coming Catastrophe – December 29, 1999

Y2K Reports – CBS World News Roundup – December 29, 1999 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Y2K and the coming catastrophe . . .so they said. That’s was what everyone was thinking about on this December 29th in 1999. Doomsday scenarios, fears that everything would stop and all would...

October Surprise; No – November Shock; Maybe – October 20, 1980 0

October Surprise; No – November Shock; Maybe – October 20, 1980

– ABC Radio – World News This Week – Week Ending October 20, 1980 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – 35 years ago today, on October 20th 1980, we were looking back at the week with a mixture of anxiety, perplexity and amazement. The hostage drama with 50 Americans still...

Releasing The Lion Of Kashmir – January 21, 1958 0

Releasing The Lion Of Kashmir – January 21, 1958

. . . or click on the link here for Audio Player – MBS – Bob Green News – January 21, 1958 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection On this January 21st in 1958, news was about the release from a 4 1/2 year jail sentence of former Prime Minister of...

Revenge Of The Warsaw Pressure Cooker – December 18, 1981 0

Revenge Of The Warsaw Pressure Cooker – December 18, 1981

. . . or click on the link here for Audio Player – CBS Radio News – December 18, 1981 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection The saga of Solidarity and the mass strikes in Poland continued and escalated, this December 18, 1981. Despite efforts at a crackdown and imposition of...