Tagged: Falkland Islands

March For Peace – Marching To War – June 12, 1982

Click on the link here for Audio Player – CBS Radio News – ABC Radio News – June 12, 1982 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection With reports estimating upwards of a  half-million, a massive demonstration was being held in New York’s Central Park, calling for an end to war and...

Goodbye Mr. Oil – October 30, 1986

Click on the link here for Audio Player – CBS World News Roundup – October 30, 1986 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection A day of surprises, this October 30th in 1986. Head of OPEC for over a quarter-century, Sheik Yamani was suddenly fired by the Saudi Royal family. The sudden...

A Plague Of Scrap-Metal Merchants – April 3, 1982

Click on the link here for Audio Player: News for April 3, 1982 On April 3rd, 1982 the most common sound heard this day was the flipping of map pages, trying to figure out just where exactly and what exactly The Falkland Islands were. Because on this day it was...