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Tagged: Coup d’Etat

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October 16, 1964 – An Absence Of Nikita – Shakeup In The Kremlin

Become a Patron! The stunning news, on this October 16, 1964, was the revelation that Soviet Premier Nikita Khruschev had been removed from office in what many believed to be a bloodless coup on the parts of hardliners. Afraid that Khruschev was getting a little too soft toward the West,...

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September 9, 1990 – The One Day Summit And Seeing Eye To Eye

September 9, 1990 – News for this day was almost entirely about the growing crisis in the Middle East and the preparations being set for what would be an eventuality. A one-day summit in Helsinki between George Bush and Mikhail Gorbachev yielded some astonishingly positive results. Astonishing in the sense...

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September 5, 1981 – Solidarity Meets In Gdansk

September 5, 1981 – CBS World News Roundup – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – News from Gdansk today, as the Solidarity labor Movement held its first Congress in Gdansk, while the Soviet Union was staging military maneuvers nearby. It was a bold and defiant move on the parts of the...

Habib Bourguiba Talks About Independence And The Middle East 1968 – Past Daily Reference Room 0

Habib Bourguiba Talks About Independence And The Middle East 1968 – Past Daily Reference Room

    – Meet The Press – Interview With Habib Bourguiba – May 19, 1968 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Many people, particularly those who aren’t aware of or remember the history or the extent of French influence in Africa and the Middle East, probably wonder why there is...

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The World And Welcome To It – October 29, 2000

– BBC World Service – World Briefing – October 29, 2000 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – The good news for this October 29th, 15 years ago, was word from The World Health Organization that the Polio Virus had been eradicated from the entire Western Pacific region. The virus, responsible...

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The Morning After And Those Second Thoughts – August 20, 1991

Click on the link here for Audio Player – Coup in Russia – CBS Radio/BBC World Service – August 20, 1991 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection On this August 20th in 1991, Russian history would stage a repeat of 1964. In that year, Soviet Premier Nikita Khruschev was overthrown in...

Deja Coup – The 2006 Coup In Thailand – Past Daily Reference Room 0

Deja Coup – The 2006 Coup In Thailand – Past Daily Reference Room

Click on the link here for Audio Player – BBC World Service Reports – September 19-20, 2006 – BBC World Service With the news today of the Military coup in Thailand, the closing of schools and businesses, the restrictions placed on gatherings of more than 5 people, and all those...

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Anatomy Of A Coup – Venezuela’s 2002 Overthrow – Past Daily Reference Room

Click on the link here for Audio Player РRadio Reports on Coup in Venezuela РApril 11-14, 2002 РNPR/BBC World Service  Gordon Skene Sound Collection Amid conflicting reports from Caracas the past several days, regarding protests, demonstrations-turned violent and mounting death tolls, I am reminded that the state...

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Shapes Of Things – February 19, 1965

Click on the link here for Audio Player – ABC Radio: Overseas Assignment – Coup in South Vietnam – Week ending February 20, 1965 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection As if there weren’t enough indications that America had gotten itself involved in a shooting war in Vietnam sooner rather than...

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Shakeup In The Kremlin – October 16, 1964

Click on the link here for Audio Player – ABC Radio News – WXYZ, Detroit Morning Report – October 16, 1964 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection The stunning news, on this October 16, 1964, was the revelation that Soviet Premier Nikita Khruschev had been removed from office in what many...