Tagged: Egypt

Tehran protests 1

January 25, 1979 – Postcards From Tehran

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 of Tehran and it was only escalating with each passing day.  As of...

The Big Freeze of '82 0

January 13, 1982 – The Big Freeze Of ’82 – The On-Going Situation In Poland – A Sit-Down With Hosni Mubarak.

This January 13th in 1982 was probably not all that far removed from most January 13th’s on the Eastern half of the U.S. The Big Freeze of 1982, as it came to be known, dumped record amounts of snow everywhere from the Great Lakes to The South, ruining citrus crops...

War in Korea - 1951

October 15, 1951 – War In Korea – “We Don’t Have Magic Weapons To Win Wars Quickly”

October 15, 1951 – A busy news day. A war in Korea and from Capitol Hill, a call for discussions and a workable solution with the Russians. The looming specter of the Atomic bomb always at the forefront. Meanwhile, President Truman also urged passage of a Universal Military Training law,...

USS Liberty - June 8, 1967

June 8 , 1967 – Six Day War: Day 4

June 8 , 1967 – Crisis In the Middle East: Day 4 – NBC Radio News – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – June 8, 1967 – The crisis in the Middle East, and the Six Day War was heading into Day 4 – a ceasefire on the ground was holding....

June 2, 1961 - Kennedy's In Paris

June 2, 1961 – Kennedy’s In Paris

June 2, 1961 – JFK In Paris – reports – NBC News – Gordon Skene Sound Collection June 2, 1961 – It was the last day of a historic visit to France by President Kennedy and the First Lady. According to the White House communique, talks with Charles De Gaulle...

Last Train – Live At Inrocks Festival 2015 – Nights At The Roundtable: Rock Without Borders/Festival Edition

– Last Train – Live at Inrocks Festival, Paris – November 11, 2015 – Les Inrocks Festival – Fall Festival Season is heading into high gear this year. Last Train are a French Indie Band I confess to not knowing much about (for no other reason than a real lack...

Monday Mayhem – November 9, 1987

Monday Mayhem – November 9, 1987

– CBS World News Roundup – November 9, 1987 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Ironically, November 9, 1987 landed on a Monday – and like many Mondays before and after, it was a day filled with drama, madness and anger. Starting with news of bombings in Sri Lanka, the...