Tagged: Egypt

President Eisenhower and Nikita Khruschev - 1959

September 25, 1959 – Ike And Khrushchev At Camp David.

Subscribers can download this audio for free: Become a Patron! As a hopefully cautious sign of a thaw in East-West relations, Soviet Premier Nikita Khrushchev, at the invitation of President Eisenhower, visited the United States for a summit meeting at Camp David to discuss a wide range of topics. Members...

Maurizio Pollini

Maurizio Pollini With Seiji Ozawa And The Boston Symphony – Music Of Ives And Brahms – 1983 – Past Daily Mid-Week Concert

Boston Symphony – Seiji Ozawa, Cond. – Maurizio Pollini, Piano – March 10, 1983 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Only two works this week, but they are widely admired works done by one of the world’s great symphony orchestras, with a much beloved Music Director at the Podium and...

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...

Assassination Of Sadat – October 6, 1981

Assassination Of Sadat – October 6, 1981

– CBS Radio News – Bulletins, reports, newscasts – October 6, 1981 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – This day in 1981, the news was filled with reports that Egyptian President Anwar Sadat had been the victim of an assassination. During a military review, Sadat, along with several dignitaries and...

Italy Quits – September 8, 1943

Italy Quits – September 8, 1943

  – Shortwave News reports – September 8, 1943 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – News for this September 8, 1943 was considered hopeful, but not the last word. Italy signed an unconditional surrender to the Allies on this day, ending their involvement in the War. However, because Italy was...

World Over A Barrel – July  24, 1979

World Over A Barrel – July 24, 1979

– CBS World News Roundup – The World Tonight – July 24, 1979 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Busy day in the world, this July 24th in 1979. Beginning with the continuing saga of the Middle East. Lebanese Radio reported Israeli troops penetrated 5 miles into Southern Lebanon on...

Leaving Cambodia – June 29, 1970

Leaving Cambodia – June 29, 1970

. . . or click on the link here for Audio Player – NBC Nightly News – June 29, 1970 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection News for this day in 1970 had a lot to do with the promised withdrawal from Cambodia, two months after invading and setting off a...