Tagged: Cold War

Soviet Spies Enger and Cherneyev April 1979

April 28, 1979 – Spies For Dissidents – Maggie Drums Up Votes

April 28, 1979 – CBS World News Roundup – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – April 28, 1979 – A day of swapping spies for dissidents and a day for campaigning in the run-up to the British elections. The swap in question was a carefully negotiated agreement between Washington and Moscow...

Gorbachev - Thatcher

April 6, 1989 – The Gorby And Maggie Show – Gorbachev Meets Thatcher

April 6, 1989 – CBS World News Roundup – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – April 6, 1989 – As waves of Glasnost descended over London and the Cold War continued its thaw, Soviet Premier Mikhail Gorbachev arrived in London for talks with British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher. With smiles all...

The Soviet view of the German question in 1047

March 3, 1947 – “This Is Radio Moscow Calling . . .”

  Radio Moscow – news and commentary April 3, 1947 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – April 3, 1947 – the world as it looked from Moscow in this day, with news and comment from Radio Moscow shortwave. Long before the days of internet and streaming, the only way you...

Lithuania Independence 1990

March 27, 1990 – Looking To Lithuania.

March 27, 1990 – CBS World News Roundup – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – March 27, 1990 – the continuing story of breakaway republics from the Soviet Union. This time it was Lithuania – and this time Soviet President Mikhail Gorbachev decided to play hardball. He sent his troops after...

Coal Miners

February 24, 1978 – Settling A Coal Strike – Eyeing Ethiopia

February 24, 1978 – CBS Radio: The World Tonight – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – February 24, 1978 – 11th hour negotiations for a settlement in the Coal Miners strike brought a cautious sigh of relief to the country, this day 39 years ago. Two hours ahead of Federal intervention...

Secretar of State George C. Marshall

Secretary Of State Marshall Has A Plan 1947 – Reference Room

Secretary Of State Marshall – Report on London Conference – December 19, 1947 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Secretary of State George C. Marshall, was the architect of what became known as The Marshall Plan for European Recovery. In 1947, Europe was still in the midst of reeling from...