Tagged: Berlin Wall

Berlin - November 9, 1989

November 10, 1989 – Berlin: ‘We’re Living In Fascinating Times’ – A Wall Comes Down.

On November 10th 1989, the world looked on with amazement at what started off as a set of half-measure reforms quickly blossomed into a movement and a wave of protest and then spiraled into dramatic, irrevocable change. The lines dividing East and West Germany were rapidly eroding. Despite cautions from...

Otmar Suitner - conducts the BSO this week

Otmar Suitner With Alfred Brendel And The Boston Symphony Play Music Of Brahms, Mozart And Wagner – 1982 – Past Daily Mid-Week Concert

tplais a Boston Symphony – Otmar Suitner, Guest Cond. – Alfred Brendel, Piano – Aug. 17, 1982 – Part 1 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection Boston Symphony – Otmar Suitner, Guest Cond. – Alfred Brendel, Piano – Aug. 17, 1982 – Part 2 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection Another historic...

Jaruzelski of Poland

December 29, 1981 – Sinister Quietude In Poland

December 29, 1981 – CBS News On The Hour + Spectrum Commentaries – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – December 29, 1981 – Poland in the news. This time with “official word” that order was restored, General Wozek Jaruzelski was still in charge and that the striking miners at the Pilast...

Coal Miners in Silesia

December 27, 1981 – Solidarity In Silesia

dg December 27, 1981 – CBS Radio News On The Hour – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – December 27, 1981 – Solidarity, despite official news reports to the contrary, was anything but dead. The protests now extended to the coal fields in Silesia, where over 1,000 Miners went on Strike,...

Prague - August 21, 1968

August 1968 – Prague: Days Of Bricks, Teargas And Tanks

Prague – August 21, 1968 – NBC Radio Second Sunday: Revolution in Revolt – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – August 21, 1968 – If you were living in Prague on this day, you would no doubt have been stirred out of your sleep by the sound of tanks rumbling down...

‘We Are Berliners And We Must See All The Places’ – November 13, 1989

‘We Are Berliners And We Must See All The Places’ – November 13, 1989

– CBS World News Roundup – November 13, 1989 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Despite news of increased violence and civil war in El Salvador, the big news was the continuing unfolding of events in the former East Berlin on this November 13th, 1989. Beginning with word from San...

This Way Out – July 8, 1990

This Way Out – July 8, 1990

  – ABC Information News – July 8, 1990 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – News on this July 8th in 1990, held a disturbing indication of things to come. But at the time, attention was focused on Louisiana, as the State Senate voted for the third and last time...