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Tagged: Dean Acheson

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September 27, 1990 – Ratcheting Up The Gulf – SCOTUS Gets A Souter

September 27, 1990 – CBS News Update – CBS Hourly News – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – September 27, 1990 – News on this day was hovering around Capitol Hill, where Supreme Court Justice-designate David Souter got the nod and became the latest Justice to serve on the highest court....

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Truce Talks – Bluff Talks – July 10, 1951 0

Truce Talks – Bluff Talks – July 10, 1951

  – CBS Radio – Edward R. Murrow News With Don Hollenbeck – July 10, 1951 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection July 10, 1951 was an interesting day – not so much for what it represented in the present, but what it foretold about the future. The situation in Korea...

That Never-Ending Show; Investigation By Congress – March 11, 1950 0

That Never-Ending Show; Investigation By Congress – March 11, 1950

. . . or click on the link here for Audio Player – NBC Radio: Voices and Events – March 11, 1950 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection With the Cold War in full-bloom, the war of nerves and the hysteria was reaching fever-pitch. From Capitol Hill came a contentious set...

Dean Acheson Discusses A ‘New World Order’ – November 21, 1959 – Past Daily Reference Room 0

Dean Acheson Discusses A ‘New World Order’ – November 21, 1959 – Past Daily Reference Room

  . . . click on the link here for Audio Player – Dean Acheson address – November 21, 1959 (unknown location) – Gordon Skene Sound Collection. Former Secretary of State Dean Acheson, who served under President Truman from 1949-1953 had the onerous task of keeping the world reasonably sane...

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The North Atlantic Pact – March 18, 1949

Click on the link here for Audio Player – Secretary of State Dean Acheson discusses the NATO Pact – March 18, 1949 This day in 1949 had much to with the ongoing squabble between the the West and the Soviet Union. As the Cold War continued and grew with intensity,...

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A Slight Change Of Plans – Mao’s China – January 14, 1950

Click on the link here for Audio Player – NBC Radio – Voices And Events – January 14, 1950 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection If it was any indication of how the rest of the decade, let alone year, would go, the week ending January 14, 1950 said a lot...

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Squabbles And Bribes – August 2, 1951

Click on the link here for Audio Player: Edward R. Murrow And The News With Don Hollenbeck – August 2, 1951 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection No shortage of global or domestic hotspots, this August 2nd in 1951. Starting with news of intense squabbling between branches of the military escalating...

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Springtime In Salonika – March 21, 1947

Click on the link here for Audio Player: News for March 21, 1947 News for this first day of Spring in 1947 bears an eerie similarity to news today. This day in 1947 it was about the economic crisis spreading throughout Europe, with Greece and Turkey in the grips of...

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On Top Of Everything, Disasters – February 6, 1951

Click on the link here for Audio Player: News for Feb. 6, 1951 The news for this February 6th in 1951 began with the worst Passenger train disaster since 1918. The Pennsylvania Railroad 5:10 Commuter Express train The Broker hit a temporary spur and careened over an embankment, killing some...