Tagged: Cold War

The Great Debate On Foreign Policy – November 19, 1950 0

The Great Debate On Foreign Policy – November 19, 1950

– NBC Radio – Voices And Events – November 19, 1950 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – The endless debate on Foreign Policy – where America stood in the world. The World in conflict once again – the Cold War getting colder. That was much of what dominated the news...

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Veterans Day/Remembrance Day – The War To End All Wars 1914-1918 – Past Daily Reference Room

The Voices Of World War 1 – 1914-1918 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection Originally known as Armistice Day, and in England it’s still known as Remembrance Day, Veteran’s Day (as it’s now known here) came about as the result of the end of World War 1, The War To End...

Butting Heads In Geneva – Easing Tensions In The World – November 2, 1955 0

Butting Heads In Geneva – Easing Tensions In The World – November 2, 1955

– NBC – Listen To Washington – November 2,1955 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – As the Cold War became a permanent fixture for life in the 1950s, so were the Summit conferences taking place in Geneva. Seemingly, ever few months, some gathering of Superpowers would take place to iron...

Martin Dies – Ferreting Out Subversives – October 27, 1939 0

Martin Dies – Ferreting Out Subversives – October 27, 1939

– MBS – Martin Dies Address – October 27, 1939 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – In the years following World War 1, there had been the threat of a takeover or violent revolution in America from one extremist group or another. In the days at the end of World...

Saga Of The Wayward Whales – October 27, 1988 0

Saga Of The Wayward Whales – October 27, 1988

– CBS World News Roundup – October 27, 1988 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – The good news for this October 27th in 1988 was two California Grey Whales, stranded in the waters off Alaska, finally heading for open waters, behind a Soviet ice-breaker which had cut a path for...

If Cities Could Talk – Toledo In 1949 – Past Daily Reference Room 0

If Cities Could Talk – Toledo In 1949 – Past Daily Reference Room

– NBC Radio – Report On America: Toledo – October 15, 1949 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – In sharp contrast to the nature of America cities in 2015, looking at the average American city in 1949 offers up a huge difference between the city of the past and the...

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My Morning Jacket – Live At Lollapalooza Berlin 2015 – Past Daily Backstage Weekend

– My Morning Jacket – in concert at Lollapalooza Berlin 2015 – Sept 14, 2015 – RBB Berlin – Hot on the heels of their latest tour, they paid a brief visit to Lollalapooza Berlin this month, before heading over to the States for a tour that is going on...

Air Battles – War Of Words – September 24, 1979 0

Air Battles – War Of Words – September 24, 1979

– CBS Radio News – September 24, 1980 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – A day of politics and diplomacy, this September 24th in 1980. Starting with word that the air war over Lebanon was heating up with Israeli air force F-15 jets were engaging Syrian Migs, and protests from...

In The Manner Of Breathing Free – The Refugee Situation – 1949 – Past Daily Reference Room 0

In The Manner Of Breathing Free – The Refugee Situation – 1949 – Past Daily Reference Room

– America United – Should The Displaced Persons Law Be Liberalized? – September 18, 1949 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – With all the latest news concerning the recent flood of refugees to Europe and elsewhere from war-torn Syria and the Middle East, the question of how are they to...

Getting To The Heart Of Things – September 14, 1985 0

Getting To The Heart Of Things – September 14, 1985

– CBS World News Roundup – September 14, 1985 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – September 14, 1985 – a day where both pessimism and promise were running neck and neck. The pessimistic part came with news of the successful testing of an anti-nuclear weapon against a target in space....