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Tagged: Hamas

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November 14, 2002 – Tanks In Gaza – Inspectors In Baghdad

November 14, 2002 – NPR – Morning Edition News – National Public Radio – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – November 14, 2002 – 15 years ago, a day that sounded utterly familiar. Middle East the focus of attention – between the Israeli Army moving into central Gaza City and UN...

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November 3, 2000 – Election 2000: The Last Minute Surprise

November 3, 2000 – CBS World News Roundup – Late Edition – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – November 3, 2000 – Days before Election 2000, the last minute mud was being slung around the campaign trail. This time in the form of the uncovering of a DUI (Driving Under the...

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September 19, 1978 – Carter-Sadat-Begin – After Camp David, Down To The Nitty-Gritty

September 19, 1978 – CBS World News Roundup – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – September 19, 1978 -The day after the milestone Camp David meeting between Israel’s Manachem Begin, Egypt’s Anwar Sadat and President Carter and Carter’s address before a joint session of Congress, the nuts and bolts and rounds...

North Korea looks at South Korea and South Korea looks back 0

February 20, 2002 – Korea, Gaza And Haj

February 20, 2002 – BBC World Service – World Briefing – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – February 20, 2002 – a view of the world this day 15 years ago. Further evidence, not much has changed. The Middle East was headlining the news this day, with reports of Israeli aircraft,...

January 18, 1957 – Around The World In 45 Hours 0

January 18, 1957 – Around The World In 45 Hours

January 18, 1957 – Edward R. Murrow and the News – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – January 18, 1957; a day where circling the globe took 45 hours, and brokering peace deals took an eternity. A lot of contrasts, this day. Beginning with news that the U.S. Airforce successfully completed...

Monday Mayhem – November 9, 1987 0

Monday Mayhem – November 9, 1987

– CBS World News Roundup – November 9, 1987 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Ironically, November 9, 1987 landed on a Monday – and like many Mondays before and after, it was a day filled with drama, madness and anger. Starting with news of bombings in Sri Lanka, the...

World Over A Barrel – July  24, 1979 0

World Over A Barrel – July 24, 1979

– CBS World News Roundup – The World Tonight – July 24, 1979 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Busy day in the world, this July 24th in 1979. Beginning with the continuing saga of the Middle East. Lebanese Radio reported Israeli troops penetrated 5 miles into Southern Lebanon on...

Remember S.I. Hayakawa? – Past Daily Reference Room 0

Remember S.I. Hayakawa? – Past Daily Reference Room

. . . or click on the link here for Audio Player – Speaking Freely with S.I. Hayakawa – April 20, 1969 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection. If you were around in the 60s, or even more precise, if you were going to college and happened to be in the...

A Word Or Two From Linus Pauling – 1958 – Past Daily Reference Room 1

A Word Or Two From Linus Pauling – 1958 – Past Daily Reference Room

. . . or click on the link here for Audio Player – Meet The Press – guest: Dr. Linus Pauling – May 11, 1958 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection. During the dark days of the 1950s, if you were concerned about the effects of nuclear testing on the atmosphere,...

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Death Of Yasser Arafat – November 11-12, 2004

. . .or Click on the link here for Audio Player – Various News Reports on death of Yasser Arafat – November 11-12, 2004 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection Ten years ago today (and yesterday), the world heard the news that PLO leader Yasser Arafat had died in a Paris...