Tagged: Barack Obama

The Trail Points East – February 2, 1989 0

The Trail Points East – February 2, 1989

. . . or click on the link here for Audio Player – CBS World News Roundup – February 2, 1989 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection News for this second day of February in 1989 had much to do with suspicions of a terrorist bombing of PanAm flight 103, which...

‘It’s 125 Below Zero In Fairbanks’ – January 30, 1989 0

‘It’s 125 Below Zero In Fairbanks’ – January 30, 1989

. . .or click on the link here for Audio Player – CBS World News Roundup – January 30, 1989 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection Even though it was the dead of Winter, the cold snap hitting Alaska on this January 30th in 1989 raised a few eyebrows. With temperatures...

A Last Week In January, 1961 – Past Daily Reference Room: Cold War Edition 0

A Last Week In January, 1961 – Past Daily Reference Room: Cold War Edition

. . .or click on the link here for Audio Player – News Commentaries – January 27-29, 1961 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection First week of a new Presidency, same Cold War games of tit-for-tat, same give-and-take on Capitol Hill. News from Moscow was the goodwill gesture in releasing two...

Wartime Diplomacy And The Thing About Rationing – January 26, 1944 0

Wartime Diplomacy And The Thing About Rationing – January 26, 1944

  . . . or click on the link here for Audio Player – News for January 26, 1944 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection News for this day, 71 years ago was about American attempts at brokering a deal between the Russians and the Poles. Seems now that the Germans...

Goodnight Johnny – January 23, 2005 2

Goodnight Johnny – January 23, 2005

. . . or click on the link here for Audio Player – WCBS-CBS News – Report on Death of Johnny Carson – January 23, 2005 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection On this day 10 years ago, if you were around before 1992, Johnny Carson was part of your life....

The Grandmothers Arrive From Cuba – January 21, 2000 0

The Grandmothers Arrive From Cuba – January 21, 2000

. . . or click on the link here for Audio Player – CBS World News Roundup – Late Edition – January 21, 2000 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection. Fifteen years ago today, on January 21st 2000, the tug-of-war between the Justice Department and the Cuban community in Miami was...

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January 14, 1999 – The Circus Comes To Town – Clinton Impeachment Trial Begins

. . .or click on the link here for Audio Player – CBS World News Roundup – January 14, 1999 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection This January 14th in 1999 marked the first time in 131 years, Senators gathered to listen to arguments over whether or not to impeach President...

A Word Or Two From Linus Pauling – 1958 – Past Daily Reference Room 1

A Word Or Two From Linus Pauling – 1958 – Past Daily Reference Room

. . . or click on the link here for Audio Player – Meet The Press – guest: Dr. Linus Pauling – May 11, 1958 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection. During the dark days of the 1950s, if you were concerned about the effects of nuclear testing on the atmosphere,...

Starting The Political Year Off With Jimmy Carter’s First Press Conference For 1978 – January 12, 1978 0

Starting The Political Year Off With Jimmy Carter’s First Press Conference For 1978 – January 12, 1978

. . . or click on the link here for Audio Player – NPR Special Report – Jimmy Carter Press Conference – January 12, 1978 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection. This day in 1978 saw President Jimmy Carter give his first Press Conference of 1978. And by the looks and...

The View From Kabul – January 9, 1980 0

The View From Kabul – January 9, 1980

. . . or click on the link here for Audio Player – CBS World News Roundup – January 9, 1980 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection With the hostage situation at the American Embassy in Tehran continuing and the Soviets settling in around Afghanistan, the 80s were getting off to...