Tagged: Catholic Church

John Doe #2 - Oklahoma City Boming

May 4, 1995 – The Search For John Doe #2 – Oklahoma City Bombing Aftermath

May 4, 1995 – CBS World News Roundup – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – May 4, 1995 – 15 days after the Oklahoma City Bombing, Police, FBI and ATF agents were still sifting through rubble, still looking for bodies and still looking for suspects. On this day a sketch emerged...

Terrorism Advisory

March 12, 2003 – This Is The Modern World – Terrorism And The Color Chart

March 12, 2002 – CBS World News Roundup – NPR – All Things Considered – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – March 12, 2002 – A day we would be seeing as more the norm than the exception over time. On this day, the Terrorism Advisory was revised and the color...

South Africa - Student protests

August 22, 1985 – Tragedy In Manchester – Protests In South Africa

August 22, 1985 – CBS World News Roundup – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – August 22, 1985 – News for this day began with reports that a plane with 131 people crashed on take-off in Manchester. The British Air Tours flight 328, filled with passengers bound for a Greek Island...

Pope John Paul II - Lech Walesa

June 16, 1983 – Pope John Paul II Arrives In Poland

June 16, 1983 – CBS World News Roundup – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – June 16, 1983 – News for this day was all about the goings on in Poland. Pope John Paul II arrived in Warsaw to huge crowds and nervous politicians as the Pontif sought to heal wounds...

Winston Churchill

Winston Churchill At The Al Smith Dinner – 1947 – Past Daily Reference Room

Winston Churchill – Address for Al Smith Dinner – October 14, 1947 – CBS Radio – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Winston Churchill, addressing the annual Al Smith Dinner, on October 14, 1947. This was the year there were two main speakers – former Secretary of the Navy Admiral James...

Stéphan Denève

Stéphan Denève And The French National Orchestra In Music Of Milhaud, Connesson And Poulenc – Past Daily Mid-Week Concert

Part 1: Part 2: A concert this week featuring the highly regarded French conductor Stéphan Denève leading the French National Orchestra in a program of all French works. Do I spot a pattern here? I think so. Starting with the ever-popular La Création du Monde by Darius Milhaud. And then...

Hitler and Göring - 1938

May 23, 1938 – In Berlin, The Weather Is Fine.

May 23, 1938 – News For Radio Berlin, Shortwave English Service – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Berlin – May 23, 1938. Gathering clouds for a crisis. The situation between Germany and Czechoslovakia over the disputed Sudeten region was heating up. With accusations by Berlin of Czech troops staging raids...

Pope John Paul II

May 13, 1981 – The Shooting Of A Pope

May 13, 1981 – The first news bulletins were met with perplexity. As the reports continued and elaborated, the news was unsettling and seemed abstract. Why attempt to assassinate a Pope? And this Pope, of all people? Pope John Paul II was, without a doubt, the most popular of the...

Discontent, Unrest And The Litigious Nature Of Rain – December 9, 1947

Discontent, Unrest And The Litigious Nature Of Rain – December 9, 1947

– News For December 9, 1947 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – December 9th in 1947 – Post-War discontent, Cold War jitters and the slow, painful process of getting a war torn Europe back on its feet. Canadian Prime Minister MacKenzie King addressed the Canadian House of Commons, saying the...

Sir Georg Solti And The Chicago Symphony – Opening Of 1983-1984 Season – Past Daily Mid-Week Concert

Sir Georg Solti And The Chicago Symphony – Opening Of 1983-1984 Season – Past Daily Mid-Week Concert

– The Chicago Symphony – Opening of 1983-1984 Season – Sir Georg Solti, conducting – September 29, 1983 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Another classic concert this week, featuring The Chicago Symphony led by Music Director Sir Georg Solti, opening the 1983-1984 season of the CSO. Broadcast live from...