Tagged: Bashar al-Assad

Warsaw - December 1981

December 18, 1981 – Revenge Of The Warsaw Pressure Cooker – The Saga Of Solidarity.

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 martial law, people hit the streets in the thousands to protest heavy-handed tactics of the police and military. Police responded by using rubber clubs and...

French soldiers in Algiers

April 18, 1956 – Sniping In Israel – Endless Deaths In Algeria – Forever Hopeful At The UN

April 18, 1956 – News Of The Day – Various newscasts – Mutual Broadcasting – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – April 18, 1956. If you were around on this day you would be hearing news that had a roughly familiar ring to it. Factions forwarding an agenda of Independence from...

Jacques Ibert

Fernand Oubradous And The Ensemble Class Of The Paris Conservatory Play Music Of Jacques Ibert – 1955 – Weekend Gramophone

Ibert: Pieces en Trio – Ensemble Class of The Paris Conservatory – Fernand Oubradous, cond. – 1955 – Paris Radio – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – The music of Jacques Ibert tonight, as performed by the Ensemble Class of the Paris Conservatory, conducted by the legendary Fernand Oubradous in this...

Nixon and Brezhnev 1974

July 6, 1974 – Nixon Heads To Moscow – Kissinger Heads To Rome – Opium Poppies Bloom Again In Turkey

  July 6, 1974 – CBS Radio: The World This Week – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – July 6, 1974 – Nixon and The Moscow Summit. A month before his unprecedented resignation, President Nixon went to Moscow to meet with Soviet Premier Leonid Brezhnev to discuss a range of issues...