Tagged: Communist Party of China

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May 19, 1989 – Tension And Confrontation

May 19, 1989 – The World Tonight – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – May 19, 1989 – a day of increased tensions and confrontation. Students gathered in Beijing’s Tiananmen Square to protest the hardline regime and push for dramatic political reforms in China. As the protests continued, the movement gained...

February 4, 1979 – Extraordinary Circumstances 0

February 4, 1979 – Extraordinary Circumstances

February 4, 1979 – Weekend Report – The World This Week -CBS Hourly News – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – February 4, 1979 – a busy day in an even busier week in 1979. Beginning with reports on the first visit to the U.S. of a Chinese leader in over...

China And The Fog Of Uncertainty – October 12, 1976 0

China And The Fog Of Uncertainty – October 12, 1976

– BBC Newsreel – October 12, 1976 – BBC World Service – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – On this October 12th in 1976 there was a aura of uncertainty in the direction of China. Longtime leader Mao Tse-Tung had died in September and rumors of a coup were spreading, along...

Mass Outrages – Week Ending September 4, 1966 0

Mass Outrages – Week Ending September 4, 1966

– ABC Radio – Voices In The Headlines – Week Ending September 4, 1966 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Lest we all forget – Red China was going through what was later to become The Cultural Revolution. And beginning this week, the one ending on September 4th in 1966,...

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The Trouble With Rome – The Trouble With Earth – December 12, 1947

. . . or click on the link here for Audio Player – World News Roundup + News Of The World – December 12, 1947 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection Seemingly no end to discontent, upheaval and strife on this particular December 12th. 1947 was a year of change throughout...