Tagged: Hong Kong

Pro-Gaddafi Demonstration

January 5, 1989 – Tripoli Has An Attack Of Whim-Whams

January 5, 1989 – CBS World News Roundup – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – January 5, 1989 – The United Nations Security Council was slated to meet for urgent closed-door consultations on this day to discuss Libya’s protest of American shoot-down of Libyan MIG’s over the Mediterranean. No public meeting...

February 11, 1942 – The Situation Is Worse, But It’s Better

February 11, 1942 – The Situation Is Worse, But It’s Better

February 11, 1942 – News Of The World – NBC Red Network – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – February 11, 1942 – news for this day was ominous, sketchy and strange. The situation in Singapore was described in London as growing worse, but in some ways it was getting better....

Sticker Shock – Nixon Addresses Congress – Sept. 9, 1971

Sticker Shock – Nixon Addresses Congress – Sept. 9, 1971

– President Nixon Addresses Congress – Sept. 9, 1971 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Days after delivering the bombshell announcement of adopting a new economic policy, and doing away with the Bretton Woods system of fixing foreign currency on the value of the U.S. dollar, President Nixon went before...

The View From Sagami Bay – August 26, 1945

The View From Sagami Bay – August 26, 1945

– News for August 26, 1945 – NBC Radio/WEAF, New York – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – News for this day in 1945 had much to do with preparations for the official surrender of Japan and the Allied occupation, getting ready to take place within days. Because of a threatened...