Tagged: China

Korea - February 1951

February 13, 1951: War In Korea – Withdrawals, Maneuvering, Condemnation And Celebrations Of An Alliance.

Become a Patron! Despite General MacArthur‘s spin that “we are continuing a war of maneuver”, a new phrase had entered into the Korean War Slang dictionary; “Buggin’ out”. On this February day in 1951, United Nations forces and the U.S. Army were in the process of retreating on several fronts,...

Jewish Refugees in Palestine

May 3, 1946 – Post-War World – Palestine: The Middle East Time Bomb

  May 3, 1946 – Mutual Broadcasting – Cedric Foster And The News – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – May 3, 1946 – A day where events in 1946 would play for months, if not decades after, especially ones where they appears to be no resolution, even some 72 years...

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...

G. Gordon Liddy

January 30, 1973 – The Watergate Shuffle – A Vietnam Ceasefire Of Sorts

January 30, 1973 – NBC Nightly News – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – January 30, 1973 – a day which would see the last two figures in the Watergate break-in plot were convicted and waiting on sentencing. G. Gordon Liddy and James McCord, both were convicted of conspiracy, burglary and...

India- China border War - Nov. 1962

November 22, 1962 – Showdown On Tax Reform – Taking A Breather In The India-China War

November 22, 1962 – NBC Radio News Of The World – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – November 22, 1962 – A busy Thanksgiving Day in 1962. On Capitol Hill, an uproar over the new Tax Reform package and fears it may be shot down. Congressional leaders were putting the brakes...

Formosa Strait Crisis - 1958

September 11, 1958 – A Flare-Up Over Formosa – Pres. Eisenhower Addresses the Situation In Formosa Strait

September 11, 1958 – President Eisenhower – Address to Nation over situation in Formosa – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – September 11, 1958 – a day of saber-rattling and military overtures. The long-running dispute over The People’s Republic of China (Communist) versus The Republic of China (Nationalist), and claimed territory...