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Tagged: Dominican Republic

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July 19, 1965 – “Not Since Korea” – Vietnam Takes A Turn – Funeral For Adlai Stevenson

Or click on the Link: News for July 19, 1965 Become a Patron! In what was described by commanders in the field as the worst fighting since The Korean War, the war in Vietnam took a new and deadly turn, this day in July, 1965. Despite attempts by The Pentagon...

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The View From Santo Domingo – May 13, 1965

. . . or click on the link here for Audio Player – ABC Radio – Report From Santo Domingo – May 12, 1965 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection. 50 years ago today, May 13, 1965, we were embroiled in another Latin–American conflict. This time it was the Dominican Republic...

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Just Because It’s June – Commentaries for June 1-2, 1961 – Past Daily Reference Room

Click on the link here for Audio Player – News Commentaries – June 1-2, 1961 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection It would appear June is a rather busy month for news – and the start of t his particular June in 1961 proved to be no different. From a series...

‘Just Like Dodge City’ – Santo Domingo – May 12, 1965 0

‘Just Like Dodge City’ – Santo Domingo – May 12, 1965

Click on the link here for Audio Player – ABC Radio – The Johnson Doctrine – Dominican Republic – May 12, 1965 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection News on this day, at least in the U.S., centered around a new Latin-American hotspot; The Dominican Republic. In the midst of political...

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The World And Welcome To It – November 29, 1961

Click on the link here for Audio Player – News Commentaries – November 29, 1961 – NBC Radio Closed Circuit – Gordon Skene Sound Collection Seems there was no end to hotspots around the world, this November 29th in 1961. Between allegations of attempted Cuban interference in elections in the...

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Farewell To Adlai – July 19, 1965

Click on the link here for Audio Player: CBS World News Roundup – July 19. 1965 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection While news for this July 19th in 1965 continued concnerning the on-going War in Vietnam, with fighting from the previous day being considered some of the worst since Korea...

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The Wages Of Foreign Policy – The Price Of A Man On The Moon – June 4, 1961

Click on the link here for Audio Player: Further evidence that history on any particular day isn’t about one earth-shifting event, but a series of seemingly inconsequential ones that creep up from time to time and take center stage without anybody looking. On this June 4th in 1961...

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Postcards From Tehran – January 25, 1979

Click on the link here for Audio Player: News for Jan. 25, 1979 With no end in sight and protests continuing and becoming more violent, the situation in Iran on this day in 1979 was anything but resolved. The Pro and Anti-Shah factions were battling it out in the streets...