Tagged: Hamas

Israeli Tanks in Gaza

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...

George Bush - Rumors that Mom went ballistic

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...

Carter-Sadat-Begin - Camp David 1978

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...

January 18, 1957 – Around The World In 45 Hours

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

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

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

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

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,...

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...