Tagged: George W Bush

Anti-U.S. demonstrations

April 9, 1980 – Threat Day In Tehran – Three Earthquakes In An Hour – A Sledge Hammer To Woody Guthrie’s House

  April 9, 1980 – CBS News – Newsbreak – The World Tonight – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – April 9, 1980 – Another complicated day in relations between Tehran and Washington. Today it was the threat that the hostages at the American Embassy in Tehran were to be executed...

John L. Lewis - Pres. United Mine Workers

April 3, 1947 – John L. Lewis Testifies Before Congress About Mine Safety

April 3, 1947 – John L. Lewis – Testimony before Congress – Mine Safety – Excerpts – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – April 3, 1947. John L. Lewis, an American leader of organized labor who served as president of the United Mine Workers of America (UMW) from 1920 to 1960....

Supporters of Slobodan Milosevic

March 30, 2001 – A Night Of Drama In Belgrade – A Day Of Foot-And-Mouth In North Carolina

March 30, 2001 – CBS World News Roundup: Late Edition – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – March 30, 2001 – Drama in Belgrade this day. A crowd of supporters of converged on the home of former Yugoslav President Slobodan Milosevic as reports circulated of his imminent arrest. A convoy of...

Terrorism Advisory

March 12, 2003 – This Is The Modern World – Terrorism And The Color Chart

March 12, 2002 – CBS World News Roundup – NPR – All Things Considered – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – March 12, 2002 – A day we would be seeing as more the norm than the exception over time. On this day, the Terrorism Advisory was revised and the color...

Bill Bradley

March 9, 2000 – Horserace 2000 – The White House Looms.

March 9, 2000 – CBS World News Roundup – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – March 9, 2000 – In case you forgot, it was an election year and it was a race to the White House. And on this day, candidates were dropping out – from the Democrats came Bill...

Bogota Hostage Crisis

March 7, 1980 – Hostages And Primaries: Fingers Crossed

March 7, 1980 – CBS World News Roundup – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – March 7, 1980 – Lots of finger crossing, this day in 1980. Starting with the American Embassy hostage situation in Tehran – going into its 125 day. Iranian Foreign Minister Ghotbzadeh indicated the U.S. captives would...

Alaska Airlines - 261

February 5, 2000 – Surprises On The Campaign Trail – Tragedy Falls From The Sky – The Name Is Amadou Diallo

February 5, 2000 – CBS Radio Weekend Roundup – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – February 5, 2000 – news on this day spotlighted the events of this week in 2000. Election 2000 was up and running, with primaries in New Hampshire bringing a stunning victory for John McCain and signaling...

Salvador Dali (1904-1989)

January 23, 1989 – Tajikistan – Salvador Dali And A Cleaner, More Ethical Presidency.

January 23, 1989 – CBS World News Roundup – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – January 23, 1989 – An earthquake in Tajikistan, settling down to business in Washington, and an icon of the Art World and Popular Culture died. All in a day. The news from the Soviet republic of...

Pre-Inaurgual Party - January 19, 1989

January 19, 1989 – Anticipating The Bush Era – Galas And Gorbachev

January 19, 1989 – CBS World News Roundup – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – January 19, 1989 – On the eve of the Inaugural of George H.W. Bush as 41st President of the U.S., Washington was in full Party mode, with pre-Inaugural galas getting a jump on the big day....

American Hostages in Tehran

December 28, 1980 – “I Don’t Think You Pay Ransom For People Who’ve Been Kidnapped By Barbarians” – President-Elect Reagan

December 28, 1980 – CBS Radio Hourly News – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – December 28, 1980 – As the hostage drama dragged on for some 421 days, diplomatic efforts were continuing, with three Ambassadors to Algeria reporting back to President Carter on their visit to the 52 captives in...