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August 26, 1986 - lake Nyos in Cameroon

August 26, 1986 – Tale Of The Exploding Lake

August 26, 1986 – CBS World News Roundup – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – August 26, 30 years ago today – A seismic and Volcanic surprise in the African nation of Cameroon – one of the rare volcanos situation under a lake, erupted and spewed lethal carbon dioxide gas and...

Gulf Crisis - Leaving Kuwait

August 24, 1990 – Gulf Crisis – Postures And Gestures

  August 24, 1990 – Gulf Crisis Update + CBS Hourly News – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – August 24, 1990 – News for this day continued with bulletins and updates. The Crisis in the Gulf was heating up by the hour. Embargo’s were in place and reserves were being...

Soviet Troops in Kabul - Dec. 1979

New Day In Kabul – December 28, 1979

  – News for December 28, 1979 – CBS World News Roundup + Hourly News – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Kabul, this December 28th in 1979. A new regime holding power as of this day in Afghanistan. Strongly pro-Moscow, even more so than the previous regime which was overthrown...

The Abyss Problem – September 3, 1939

The Abyss Problem – September 3, 1939

  – News from Radio Berlin – EIAR, Rome – BBC World Service – CBC Canada – MBS – September 3, 1939 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Since the writing had been on the wall for several days, even those hoping for an eleventh hour miracle seemed resigned to...

High Hopes And Separation Anxiety – March 20, 1990

High Hopes And Separation Anxiety – March 20, 1990

. . . or click on the link here for Audio Player – CBS World News Roundup – March 20, 1990 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection News for this March 20th, 25 years ago was hopeful, cautious and optimistic. Starting with news from Lebanon regarding the Western Hostage issue and...

Looking For Light At The End Of The Tunnel – Senate Foreign Relations Hearings March 12, 1968

Looking For Light At The End Of The Tunnel – Senate Foreign Relations Hearings March 12, 1968

. . . or click on the link here for Audio Player – Senate Foreign Relations Hearings – Dean Rusk – March 12, 1968 With news growing more pessimistic each day over the War in Vietnam, and since the start of 1968 an escalation in North Vietnamese assaults, the dissatisfaction...

War Of Words – War Of Inevitability – March 13, 2002

War Of Words – War Of Inevitability – March 13, 2002

. . . or click on the link here for Audio Player – NPR News: All Things Considered – March 13, 2002 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection 13 years ago today it was all about escalation and the inevitable plunge into war. On this March 13, 2002 – The INS...

Update 18 – Emergency Fundraiser: Chilly Winds

Update 18 – Emergency Fundraiser: Chilly Winds

4 days left to go and it may be down to the wire. Let me just say that the outpouring of support, love and encouragement has been truly humbling, and I can’t begin to tell you how grateful I am that we’ve come this far. As I said in one...

Update 9 – Emergency Fundraiser: Nail-Biting

Update 9 – Emergency Fundraiser: Nail-Biting

Starting off Week Number 3 and, sorry to say, it’s not looking very promising. No contributions or pledges in the last 24 hours, and that sinking feeling maybe it’s not going to have the happy ending I had hoped for. A little over a third of our goal with 17...

New Boss Minus Old Boss = Same Boss – December 29, 1979

New Boss Minus Old Boss = Same Boss – December 29, 1979

. . . or click on the link here for Audio Player – CBS World News Roundup – December 29, 1979 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection Coming to the frustrating end of a baffling month in a perplexing decade, this December 29th in 1979 was winding up nowhere near hopeful....