Tagged: Cold War

March 21, 1948 0

March 21, 1948 – Italy Gets Ready To Vote

March 21, 1948 – Italian Elections – Clifton Utley Commentaries – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – March 21, 1948 – News from Europe on this day. The elections in Italy were heating up and all eyes were on Rome to see which way the political winds were going to blow....

March 18, 1981 0

March 18, 1981 – Carol Burnett And The Enquirer

March 18, 1981 – CBS News – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – March 18, 1981 – another contentious, litigious, misplaced priorities kind of day in history. Starting with a threatened Coal strike. Contract talks between the Coal industry and the soft-coal miners broke down, paving the way for a nationwide...

March 10, 1990 0

March 10, 1990 – A Lithuanian Breakup

March 10, 1990 – CBS World News Roundup – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – March 10, 1990 – The continuing and developing story of the breakaway Soviet republics got its latest chapter in the form of Lithuania, whose Parliament voted on a Declaration of Independence to leave Moscow and who...

Greece – Spiral Of Ruin 1948 – Past Daily Reference Room 0

Greece – Spiral Of Ruin 1948 – Past Daily Reference Room

Greece in chaos – Talk by Eugene Clay Special Envoy to Greece – February 4, 1948 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Greece was in a state of uproar and chaos, and had been for several years. Fighting both the Germans and Italians during World War 2. Going through an...

1960: America’s Moral Crisis  – Past Daily Reference Room 0

1960: America’s Moral Crisis – Past Daily Reference Room

1960 – America’s Moral Crisis – The Open Mind – May 1, 1960 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – 1960 – America’s Moral Crisis. Yes, there was one, and people were starting to notice. American was becoming a hedonistic place; high on greed, low on morals. Lying, corruption and white...

January 25, 1956 – An Ike Presser 0

January 25, 1956 – An Ike Presser

January 25, 1956 – President Eisenhower Weekly Press Briefing – January 25, 1956 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – January 25, 1956 – 60 years ago today, President Eisenhower faced a barrage of Journalists inquiries as part of his regular routine of keeping the Press informed about the goings on...

January 1958 0

Day In The Life – 1958 – Past Daily Pop Chronicles/Reference Room

Day In The Life 1958 – January 14, 1958 – NBC Radio: Nightline – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – 1958 – January 14, 1958, to be exact. What was going on in the world and what were people listening to, this day? You heard the news earlier; it came from...

January 11, 1956 – Will He, Or Won’t He? 0

January 11, 1956 – Will He, Or Won’t He?

  January 11, 1956 – Listen To Washington – NBC Radio – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – January 11, 1956 – this day 60 years ago was all about speculation over whether or not President Eisenhower would seek a second term in office. His health issues had many concerned –...

Election 1960 – Pondering And Speculation – Tea Leaves And Trances 0

Election 1960 – Pondering And Speculation – Tea Leaves And Trances

Election 1960 – Political issues – The Open Mind – January 17, 1960 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Election 1960 – same as it always was; speculation, mulling over the issues, who was a frontrunner, what did each of the parties want – who was likely to be sitting...

Gemini 6 – The Developments On Pad 19 – December 12, 1965 0

Gemini 6 – The Developments On Pad 19 – December 12, 1965

– Gemini 6 -aborted launch – CBS News – December 12, 1965 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Gemini 6, which was originally scheduled for launch in October, was planned to last 46 hours and complete some 29 orbits as well as perform four dockings with an Agena Target vehicle,...