Tagged: Ho Chi Minh City

Amy Winehouse

Amy Winehouse – Live At Hove Festival, 2007 – Past Daily Soundbooth

Amy Winhouse in concert tonight. Recorded live at The Hove Festival in Norway from 2007. Amy Winehouse had an astonishingly short career, having arrived and peaked within a period of less than five years, with the remaining years mired in drama and tragedy; ending in death in 2011 at 27...

Boat People - escape from Vietnam

May 11, 1975 – The New Phrase In Our Lexicon: Boat People.

May 11th came on a Sunday in 1975. And as is always the case, Sunday is reserved for recapping the main news stories of the week. The week ending May 11th in 1975 was particularly auspicious because it represented the ending of two major events in history; the 30th anniversary...

Kent State - May 4, 1970

Kent State – The Day America Killed Its Young – May 4, 1970

  . . . or click on the link here for Audio Player – NBC Nightly News – May 4, 1970 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection Many have said the events outside the 1968 Democratic Convention in Chicago started the shift in national opinion of the War in Vietnam. The...

‘Remain Calm And Put Down Your Arms’ – April 29, 1975

‘Remain Calm And Put Down Your Arms’ – April 29, 1975

. . . or click on the link here for audio Play – CBS Radio – News, Bulletins and Specials – April 29, 1975 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection. 40 years ago today, on April 29, 1975 the war in Vietnam came to an end. In an address to the...

Crooked Woven Webs – May 29, 1966

Crooked Woven Webs – May 29, 1966

Click on the link here for Audio Player – ABC Voices In The Headlines – May 29, 1966 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection News for the week, ending on this May 29th in 1966, was mostly about our inevitable plunge into the quagmire called Vietnam. Rioting had erupted in Saigon...

Escalation In Vietnam – 1966 – Past Daily Reference Room

Escalation In Vietnam – 1966 – Past Daily Reference Room

Click on the link here for Audio Player – NBC Radio News – Vietnam 1966: A Year Of Escalation – Feb. 8, 1966 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection By 1966 our military commitment to Southeast Asia escalated rapidly past the point of no-return. We were heading knee-deep into fighting a...

The Long, Hot Bummer Continues – July 25, 1966

Click on the link here for Audio Player: CBS Radio – The World Tonight – July 25, 1966 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection If anybody had any curiosity over why the Hippie Movement became so prevalent in the 1960s,  you only had to hear this newscast to realize what happened....

South Vietnam – Cambodia – That Was The Week That Was – May 10, 1975

Click on the link here for Audio Player: Further evidence May, historically, has been anything but a dull month. Take for example this past week in 1975. News for the week ending May 11, 1975 was about upheaval, reprisal and fear for the future. With the collapse of...

April 21, 1975 – Imminent Implosion In South Vietnam – Thieu Resigns – Saigon Surrounded

Become a Patron! With the collapse of South Vietnam only a matter of time this April in 1975, word came on the 21st of the resignation of South Vietnamese President Nguyen van Thieu, citing anger and bitterness toward the U.S., claiming that it had broken its promise of support in...