Tagged: Communism

Cold War Europe 1947

December 10, 1947 – The Wages Of Cold War – The Price Of Modern Living

Patrons get the audio for free: Become a Patron! News for this December 10th in 1947 was about the Cold War and the hotbeds of upheaval in this post-War world. The Paris strikes had calmed down, as a rift was forming between the French Communists and Moscow. Rumors of Communist...

March 24, 1981 - Lech Walesa

March 24, 1981 – Squabbles And Solidarity

March 24, 1981 – CBS World News Roundup + Hourly News – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – March 24, 1981 – the situation in Poland between Solidarity and the government took a tempestuous turn. With recent violence in Bydgoszcz where police attacked local union officials, Solidarity leaders met and argued...

A Coup Fails – August 21, 1991

A Coup Fails – August 21, 1991

– Continuous News Reports – August 21, 1991 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – When a coup, staged by hardliners, threatened to topple the Soviet Government of Mikhail Gorbachev and Boris Yeltsin, the world held its collective breath as news unfolded by the hour. While news reports kept coming in...

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),...

A Word Or Two From Senator Wayne Morse – 1964 – Past Daily Reference Room

Click on the link here for Audio Player – ABC Radio: From The Capitol – Sen. Wayne Morse – August 1964 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection Contrary to popular belief, our involvement in the Vietnam War wasn’t met with universal acceptance and support. One of those most vocal critics of...

Are Our Schoolbooks Dangerous? – 1941 – Past Daily Reference Room

Click on the link here for Audio Player: American Forum of The Air – Are Our Schoolbooks Dangerous? 1941 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection As a society, are we a fearful people? Yes. Paranoid? Yes. Vengeful? Yes. Civil? No. Has it always been that way? I’m afraid to say, yes....