Tagged: El Salvador

March 22, 1981

March 22, 1981 – The Cold War Frying Pan

March 22, 1981 – The World This Week – ending March 22, 1981 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – March 22, 1981 – Ending a week of turmoil and uncertainty. The situation in El Salvador, the drumbeat of war and the fear of another Vietnam was taking centerstage this week,...

A Week Of Rattled Sabers – A Season Of Empty Words – January 6, 1991

A Week Of Rattled Sabers – A Season Of Empty Words – January 6, 1991

. . . or click on the link here for Audio Player – ABC World News This Week – ending January 6, 1991 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection. This week in 1991 saw an inching towards all-out confrontation between the U.S. and its allies and Iraq over the occupation of...

Overthrows And Delicate Transitions – September 25, 1979

Click on the link here for Audio Player – CBS World News Roundup – September 25, 1979 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection Africa was a hotbed of change, this September 25th in 1979. With the overthrow of the Central African Emperor Bokassa, who likened himself to Napoleon and ordered massacres...

‘If We Are Attacked, We Will Defend Ourselves’ – May 22, 1984

‘If We Are Attacked, We Will Defend Ourselves’ – May 22, 1984

Click on the link here for Audio Player – CBS World News Roundup + 9:00 am Network News – May 22, 1984 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection News for this 22nd of May in 1984 had a lot to do with the ongoing Iran-Iraq War and new flare ups in...

Pressing The Flesh In La-La – May 5, 1979

Pressing The Flesh In La-La – May 5, 1979

Click on the link here for Audio Player – CBS World News Roundup – May 5, 1979 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection News for this May 5th in 1979 had a lot to do with Jimmy Carter‘s whirlwind visit to Southern California. Since it was Cinco de Mayo, what better...

The Morning After – December 9, 1980

Click on the link here for Audio Player – CBS Hourly News – December 9, 1980 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection For those who hadn’t hear it, the news of the shooting death of John Lennon the night before reverberated all over the world, this December 9th in 1980. Stunned...