Tagged: Haiti

Hurricane Gilbert

September 12,1988 – Seeing Fire – Seeing Rain – Here Comes Gilbert

September 12, 1988 – CBS Hourly News – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – September 12, 1988 -depending on where you were, the news was either about fires sweeping across California or Hurricanes bearing down on Jamaica and heading for points west. The news this day began with reports of fires...

Lev Oborin With Alois Klima And The Czech Radio Symphony – Prague Spring Festival 1961 – Past Daily Mid-Week Concert

Lev Oborin With Alois Klima And The Czech Radio Symphony – Prague Spring Festival 1961 – Past Daily Mid-Week Concert

Lev Oborin, piano with The Czech Radio Symphony – Alois Klima, cond. – Prague Spring Festival 1961 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Lev Oborin, a highly respected and much admired Russian pianist of the Soviet era performs with the Czech Radio Symphony conducted by Alois Klima in this historic...

Haitian Hardball – September 17, 1994

Haitian Hardball – September 17, 1994

– CBS World News Roundup – September 17, 1994 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – News for this September 17th in 1994 had much to do with wars of words. In Haiti, a delegation of American negotiators were taking one last shot at a peaceful settlement to the Haiti question....

A Stab At Affordable Healthcare – June 10, 1994

A Stab At Affordable Healthcare – June 10, 1994

. . . or click on the link here for Audio Player – CBS World News Roundup – June 10, 1994 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection News for this June 10th in 1994 was hopeful, but not optimistic if you were looking for a quick solution to the Health Care...

Promises Made – Promises Unmade – May 25, 1992

Promises Made – Promises Unmade – May 25, 1992

. . . or click on the link here for Audio Player – CBS World News Roundup – May 25, 1992 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection. On this Memorial Day in 1992, an abrupt change-of-policy tried to put a stop to the flood of Boat People escaping Haiti. The Island...

Funeral In Haiti – March 30, 1995

Funeral In Haiti – March 30, 1995

. . . or click on the link here for Audio Player – CBS World News Roundup – March 30, 1995 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection Another busy news day, this March 30th, 20 years ago. With word from Capitol Hill of the defeat of a Term Limits amendment, the...

Wyclef Jean – Live At Baloise Session 2014 – Nights At The Roundtable: Rock Without Borders Edition

Wyclef Jean – Live At Baloise Session 2014 – Nights At The Roundtable: Rock Without Borders Edition

. . . or click on the link here for Audio Player – Wyclef Jean – live at Baloise Session – Nov. 17, 2014  Breaking it up a bit tonight with something completely different; a concert by former Fugees founder Wyclef Jean recorded in concert at Baloise Session, near Basel...

Calling The Whole Thing Off – Government Shutdown 2 – December 16, 1995

Calling The Whole Thing Off – Government Shutdown 2 – December 16, 1995

. . . or click on the link here for Audio Player – CBS World News Roundup – December 16, 1995 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection Just like clockwork, another government shutdown for this December 16th in 1995. This one, however would last some 23 days. But at the time...

Back To The Scene Of The Crime – October 15, 1994

Click on the link here for Audio Player – CBS World News Roundup – October 15, 1994 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection After some 1100 days in exile, deposed Haitian President Jean-Bertrand Aristide was heading back to Port-au Prince to resume his presidency after being overthrown by a military coup...

Raoul Cedras And The Awkward Moments – September 22, 1994

Click on the link here for Audio Player – CBS World News Roundup – September 22, 1994 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection News for this first day of Autumn in 1994 had much to do with the ongoing situation in Haiti. With U.S. troops having landed on the Island nation...