Tagged: Earthquakes – Natural Disasters

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To Bork, Or Not To Bork – October 11, 1987

Click on the link here for Audio Player – ABC World News This Week – October 11, 1987 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection News for this week, ending on October 11th in 1987 had much to do with the brouhaha on Capitol Hill over Pres. Reagan’s nomination of Judge Robert...

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Corpses In Beirut, Brokering In Damascus, The Passing Of An Icon – October 2, 1985

Click on the link here for Audio Player – CBS Radio – The World Tonight – October 2, 1985 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection Busy day in the world, this 2nd of October in 1985. The Middle East factored in, with reports that the body of a missing Soviet diplomat...

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A Festival Of Selective Amnesia – August 28, 1949

Click on the link here for Audio Player – Voices And Events for the week ending August 28, 1949 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection News for the week ending on this August 28th in 1949 had much to do with a familiar meme; corruption, profiteering, influence peddling and bribery on...

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About The Weather . . . In Search Of Andrew – August 23, 1992

Click on the link here for Audio Player – CBS Radio News – Special Reports on Hurricane Andrew – August 23, 1992 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection In what became the last Category 5 Hurricane of the 20th Century, Andrew on this August 23rd in 1992 was poised to hit...

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Drama In Cell Block Number 9 – July 29, 1979

Click on the link here for Audio Player: News for July 29, 1979 – CBS Radio – Gordon Skene Sound Collection Even though July 29th came on a Sunday in 1979, there was still enough going on to not call it a slow news day. For one thing, the prison...

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What To Do With A Disgraced Hero – July 23, 1951

Click on the link here for Audio Player: Don Hollenbeck And the News – CBS Radio – July 23, 1951 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection With news for this July 23rd in 1951 focused on President Truman‘s upbeat assessment of the country mid-way through 1951 and cautious reports on negotiations...

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Drama, More Drama And The Cod War – News For Week Ending June 7, 1976

Click on the link here for Audio Player: For the week ending on June 7th in 1976 the world was witness to seemingly more than its fair of drama and strife. But in reality, it was just another seven days on Planet Earth, and we were stuck in...

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April 11, 1972 – And Somewhere A Tribe Of Gentle People

Click on the link here for Audio Player: News – April 11, 1972 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – News for this April 11th in 1972 was, by admission of the newscaster on this broadcast; busy. First was news regarding the ongoing war in Vietnam. The North Vietnamese offensive into...

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Carter; Sweep – Anderson; Nil – April 2, 1980

Click on the link here for Audio Player: News for April 2, 1980 Since April 2, 1980 was right in the middle of Presidential Primary season, most of the news for this day had to do with the recently completed Wisconsin and Kansas Primaries and the telling results. Carter won...

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Another Day Underwater – March 5, 1997

Click on the link here for Audio Player: News for March 5, 1997 Characterized as the worst flooding since the infamous Ohio River Valley floods of 1937, the Ohio River Valley Floods of 1997 were causing no end of havoc to countless towns and villages, submerged in water for yet...