Tagged: Beirut

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October 25, 1983 – “We’re From The Government, We’re Here To Help . . . .”- Invasion Of Grenada – Aftermath of Beirut Bombing

Become a Patron! This day, 30 years ago we were busily invading the tiny Caribbean island of Grenada in what has been described as “A lovely little war”. Considered a threat to stability in the region, the small island was at the center of a controversy involving Cuba, a lot...

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October 24, 1983 – An Aftermath In Beirut

Get it for free when you become a Patron: Become a Patron! October 24, 1983 – Beirut Bombing aftermath – President Reagan Press Conference – CBS Radio – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – October 24, 1983 – The aftermath of the bombing of Marine Barracks and a French Army Command...

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March 15, 1985 – Three Days – Three Kidnappings In Beirut

March 15, 1985 – CBS World News Roundup – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – March 15, 1985 – News of the latest kidnapping of a Westerner in Beirut. This one, AP Correspondent Terry Anderson, abducted by three gunmen earlier in the morning and taken away in a Green Mercedes. As...

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October 24, 1983 – An Aftermath In Beirut

  October 24, 1983 – Beirut Bombing aftermath – President Reagan Press Conference – CBS Radio – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – October 24, 1983 – The aftermath of the bombing of Marine Barracks and a French Army Command Post in Beirut, Lebanon was still unfolding. The number of casualties...

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June 1, 1981 – Arm-Twisting With A Smile

June 1, 1981 – CBS World News Roundup + Hourly News – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – June 1, 1981 – a day of politicking. On Capitol Hill it was about the Reagan budget, the tax cuts, the defense spending and where was all the money going to come from....

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April 26, 1986 – The Trouble With Libya

April 26, 1986 – CBS World News Roundup – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – April 26, 1986 – 30 years ago today, everyone was pointing fingers at Libya. With a connection to a recent discotheque bombing in Berlin that killed two U.S. servicemen and injured many others, along with allegations...

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Cocteau Twins – In Session 1982 – Past Daily Soundbooth

Cocteau Twins – John Peel Session – July 15, 1982 – BBC Radio 1 – Cocteau Twins tonight. One of the first, if not the first of the Ethereal/Dreamscape bands to arrive on the scene in the late 1970s. The Scottish trio, consisting of Elizabeth Fraser, Robin Guthrie and Will...

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The Drama Of TWA Flight 847 – June 18, 1985

. . . or click on the link here for Audio Player – CBS News – Frontline Report – World News Roundup – June 18, 1985 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection. News for this day, 30 years ago was about the ongoing Hijack of TWA Flight 847 and the hostage...

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Unaccounted For In Lebanon – Rioted Over In Jo’Burg – Grieved Over In Paris – September 30, 1985

Click on the link here for Audio Player – CBS World News Roundup – September 30, 1985 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection Turbulent times, worrisome times, mournful times – this September 30th in 1985. Beginning with news there was concern over the fate of six kidnapped and missing Americans in...