Tagged: CBS News

George H.W. Bush

January 1, 1989 – Dawning Of The Age Of Bush – Where We Stood In 1989

  January 1, 1989 – CBS Radio – Where We Stand 1989 – Hourly News – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – January 1, 1989 – As the world slowly rolled out of bed, partly hung-over, partly staring at just another day, it was clear we were heading into the last...

Election 2000

November 10, 2000 – Election 2000 – The Gift That Kept On Giving

November 10, 2000 – CBS News On The Hour – Special Reports – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – November 10, 2000 – Election 2000 – not that long ago that people have forgotten, but long enough ago to serve as a reminder that our electoral system has been prone to...

The Sea Nymphs

The Sea Nymphs In Session – 1998 – Past Daily Soundbooth

The Sea Nymphs – In session for John Peel – October 4, 1998 – BBC Radio 1 – The Sea Nymphs to start the week. A side project of The Cardiacs’ Tim Smith, Sarah Smith and William D. Drake, The Sea Nymphs were a decided change of pace for this...

Emanuela Orlandi - missing poster

July 11, 1983 – “Don’t Worry About Me – I Am Fine” – Emanuela Orlandi Mystery

July 11, 1983 – CBS World News Roundup + 9:00 am network news – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – July 11, 1983 – News for this day started with word on the mysterious disappearance of 15-year old Emanuela Orlandi, whose father was an employee of the Vatican and whose kidnapping...

When The Merry-Go-Round Broke Down – November 11, 2000

When The Merry-Go-Round Broke Down – November 11, 2000

– CBS News – CBS Radio Weekend Roundup – Nov. 11, 2000 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – News for this Veteran’s Day in 2000 was all about the Presidential Election – the one hanging on Florida – the one disputed – the one which turned a close election into...

Edward R. Murrow And The News – February 12, 1951

Edward R. Murrow And The News – February 12, 1951

. . . or click on the link here for Audio Player – Edward R. Murrow And The News – February 12, 1951 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection Normally I don’t focus the news of a particular day in history on the presenter, but rather the news of that day...

Life After Mao – September 9-10, 1976 – Past Daily Reference Room

Click on the link here for Audio Player – CBS News – China After Mao – September 10, 1976 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection For those of you who don’t know who Chairman Mao was (and for those of you who do, imagine my shock at how many actually don’t),...

Love And Tolerance In A Parallel World – Week Of September 12, 1974

Click on the link here for Audio Player – CBS Radio – The World This Week – Weekend ending September 12, 1974 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection The fragile nature of people, this week in 1974. Starting with news of the health of former-and-now-pardoned President Nixon, whom many said was...

Cuba Redux – September 8, 1979

Click on the link here for Audio Player – CBS Hourly News – September 8, 1979 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection Shades of October 1962, this day in September 35 years ago. A flurry of reports claiming the presence of Soviet troops on Cuban soil brought a wave of paranoia...

Pressing The Flesh And Big-Big Promises – August 26, 1964

Click on the link here for Audio Player – 1964 Democratic Convention (excerpt) – August 26, 1964 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection On this day fifty years ago, the Democratic Convention was in the midst of nominating a running mate for Lyndon Johnson. The name Hubert Humphrey was bandied about,...