Tagged: Beijing

China Dissidents - May 1990

May 24, 1990 – People Versus Commerce – Election Fever In Moscow

May 24, 1990 – CBS World News Roundup – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – May 24, 1990 – News of the “Bigger Picture” kind. Today, President Bush announced renewal of China‘s Most Favored Nations trade benefits for an eleventh year, despite continued reprisals and executions of Tiananmen Square protestors from...

John Foster Dulles

April 22, 1957 – Secretary Of State John Foster Dulles – Foreign Policy In The 1950s – Past Daily Reference Room

John Foster Dulles – Address to Associated Press Luncheon – April 22, 1957 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – The issue of American Foreign Policy has been in the spotlight recently, with the recent developments in our relations with North Korea as well as the ongoing issues with Iran and...

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...

Navy EP-3E crew after release

April 6, 2001 – Hainan Island Standoff – Pacific Gas & Electric Goes Belly-Up – Ernie Goes Missing

April 6, 2001 – CBS News Update – CBS Hourly News – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – April 6, 2001 – Unlike the smiling and somewhat relieved faces in the photo above, the fate of the Navy EP-3E Spy plane, forced down over Hainan Island by the collision with a...

East Berlin - West Berlin - 1950

March 1, 1950 – The Clock Is Ticking-Ticking – The Atomic Bomb And World Peace

March 1, 1950 – Edward R. Murrow and The News – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – March 1, 1950 – World Peace, the Atomic Bomb, the Soviet Union – the Cold War. These were the issues at hand, this first day of March 68 years ago. On Capitol Hill, Senator...

Magic Arm

Magic Arm In Session – 2012 – Past Daily Soundbooth

Magic Arm – in session – BBC 6 Music – November 25, 2012 – BBC 6 Music – Magic Arm to end the weekend. Also known as Manchester-based Marc Riglesford, Magic Arm has become the epitome of the Bedroom Production. All of his projects so far (ep, singles, Album) have...

Oskar Morawetz

Music Of Oskar Morawetz – CBC Symphony – 1957 – Past Daily Weekend Gramophone

Oskar Morawetz – Overture To A Fairy Tale – CBC Symphony – Geoffrey Waddington, cond. circa 1957 – CBC Transcription Service – Back up to Canada this week for a sampling of the music of Czech-Canadian Composer Oskar Morawetz. His 1956 composition Overture To A Fairy Tale in this circa...

Djibouti Independence 1977

June 27, 1977 – A Fire In Tennessee – A New Leader For NAACP – Independence In Djibouti

June 27, 1977 – CBS World News Roundup – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – June 27, 1977 – a day of contrasts throughout the world. Beginning with news of a tragic fire in a Columbia Tennessee jail which took the lives of some 42 prisoners and visitors is what was...

President Truman - April 4, 1949

Truman Signs The NATO Pact – April 4, 1949 -Past Daily Reference Room

President Harry S. Truman – Signing The NATO Agreement – April 4, 1949 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – As a reminder of why NATO was an important step in the history of our Foreign Policy and why it was necessary to be formed, here is the complete address given...