Tagged: Damascus

‘It’s 125 Below Zero In Fairbanks’ – January 30, 1989

. . .or click on the link here for Audio Player – CBS World News Roundup – January 30, 1989 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection Even though it was the dead of Winter, the cold snap hitting Alaska on this January 30th in 1989 raised a few eyebrows. With temperatures...

Mario Cuomo 1984 Convention Address – RIP: Mario Cuomo (1932-2015) – Past Daily Reference Room

. . . or click on the link here for Audio Player – Gov. Mario Cuomo – Address to 1984 Democratic Convention – July 1, 1984 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection. With the news of the passing of former New York Governor Mario Cuomo earlier today, it brought back a...

As Viewed By Hafez al-Assad – 1974 – Past Daily Reference Room – Middle East Edition

Click on the link here for Audio Player – ABC News: Issues & Answers – Hafez al-Assad Interview -June 9, 1974 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection As part of my ongoing series of interviews with historic Middle East figures of the past and present, here is an interview from the...

PLO, Al-Fatah – 1968 – Past Daily Reference Room

Click on the link here for Audio Player – Colin Edwards interviews a Spokesman for Al-Fatah – circa 1968 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection In looking for as many historic aspects to this current state of conflict as possible, I ran across this rare interview, conducted by historian and journalist...

Broken Systems, Outrageous Gas Prices And Prolonged Weeping In Damascus – June 12, 2000

Click on the link here for Audio Player: A day of ironies, this June 12th 13 years ago. On this day in 2000 gas was inching towards the unheard-of $2.00 a gallon, the Judicial system regarding the Death Penalty was broken and Syria was outwardly mourning-but-inwardly breathing a...

Interzone – Live At MixBox, Paris 2013 – Past Daily Rock Without Borders

Click on the link here for Audio Player: Interzone – Live at Mix Box – March 12, 2013 To call this concert by Interzone Rock Without Borders is something of a misnomer. It is a Summit meeting between two musical cultures, who just so happened met at a Black Eyed...