Tagged: Gulf War

Desert Storm - Jan. 18, 1991

January 18, 1991 – Skies Over Baghdad – Scuds Over Tel-Aviv

January 18, 1991 – CBS World News Roundup – CBS News Updates – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – January 18, 1991 – With news flashing across TV screens and radios that Operation Desert Storm had begun, this day was the first full day of action in what would eventually lead...

PanAm 103

December 22, 1988 – PanAm 103 – Growing Indications Of Sabotage

December 22, 1988 – CBS World News Roundup – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – December 22, 1988 – PanAm flight 103 bound for New York, exploded and rained burning debris down on the Scottish village of Lockerbee, killing all 258 people aboard and some 15 on the ground. U.S. Intelligence...

March 9, 1991

March 9, 1991 – Aftermath Of The Hundred-Hour War

  March 9, 1991 – CBS World News Roundup – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – March 9, 1991 – Desert Storm was over. The Hundred-hour war was now history. Troops were starting to come home. And hints and revelations it could have gone worse were starting to surface. Before leaving...

Drumming Up Support – Bush-Gobachev Helsinki Conference – September 9, 1990

Drumming Up Support – Bush-Gobachev Helsinki Conference – September 9, 1990

  – News reports and joint Press conference – Bush-Gorbachev Helsinki Conference – Sept. 9, 1990 – As the crisis in the middle east continued to heat up and as the U.S. was continuing to drum up support for an armed confrontation with Iraq and Saddam Hussein, the fourth summit...

Rounding Up The Foreigners – August 19, 1990

Rounding Up The Foreigners – August 19, 1990

  – ABC Radio News – Special Report – August 19, 1990 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – As the saber-rattling ratcheted up a few notches, the question over what was going to become of the 3,000+ foreign nationals living in Kuwait started to occupy the thoughts of those who...

Escape From Danang – March 27, 1975

Escape From Danang – March 27, 1975

. . . or click on the link here for Audio Player – NBC Nightly News – March 27, 1975 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection. As the odyssey of Vietnam wound up the last remaining weeks, the panic spread and the evacuations continued. This time is was Danang; second largest...

Deadlines Come – Deadlines Go – February 23, 1991

Deadlines Come – Deadlines Go – February 23, 1991

. . . or click on the link here for Audio Player – CBS News Special Report – Deadline in Iraq – Feb. 23, 1991 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection. On this day, 24 years ago it was the waiting game. The deadline for Iraqi troops to withdraw from Kuwait...

A Week Old And Day Strange – January 23, 1991

Click on the link here for Audio Player – CBS World News Roundup + Updates – January 23, 1991 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection With Desert Storm a week old, this January 23rd, twenty-three years ago, the news was about strange accusations the Iraqis were making with reference to our...