Tagged: Israel

Crackdown In Poland – December 22, 1981

Crackdown In Poland – December 22, 1981

Poland news – CBS Radio – December 22, 1981 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – A crackdown in Poland highlighted the news on this December 22nd in 1981. The Solidarity Movement, which was gaining momentum was abruptly halted when General Wojciech Jaruzelski declared martial law and cited a threatened intervention...

While America Takes The Day Off; Hanging Chads – November 23, 2000

While America Takes The Day Off; Hanging Chads – November 23, 2000

– BBC World Service – Newshour – November 23, 2000 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – As America was knee-deep in Hanging Chads and the controversy surrounding the Presidential election and the vote count, news outlets throughout the rest of the world on this day were weighing in on it...

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...

Assassination of Yitzhak Rabin - 1995

Senseless Act – The Assassination of Yitzhak Rabin November 4, 1995

– Ytzhak Rabin Assassination Reports and Pres. Clinton Statement – November 4, 1995 – NPR – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Editors Note: As a reminder that words, no matter how seemingly innocent or misconstrued, can have devastating effects on those who are susceptible, those who are unbalanced, and those...

Amid Chaos, More Chaos – October 8, 1990

Amid Chaos, More Chaos – October 8, 1990

– CBS World News Roundup – October 8, 1990 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – While chaos swept over Capitol Hill this day, thwarted only by an emergency spending bill which kept the government from shutting down for 12 days, there was other chaos going on in the world, this...

Assassination Of Sadat – October 6, 1981

Assassination Of Sadat – October 6, 1981

– CBS Radio News – Bulletins, reports, newscasts – October 6, 1981 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – This day in 1981, the news was filled with reports that Egyptian President Anwar Sadat had been the victim of an assassination. During a military review, Sadat, along with several dignitaries and...

Sweeping Proposals – September 28, 1991

Sweeping Proposals – September 28, 1991

– CBS World News Roundup – September 28, 1991 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – In what was described as one of the most comprehensive and sweeping nuclear disarmament proposals by the U.S., President Bush announced a plan to dramatically reduce the number of nuclear weapons deployed in Europe, this...

An Address By Daladier – September 21, 1939

An Address By Daladier – September 21, 1939

– Radio Paris – An Address by Prime Minister Edouard Daladier – September 21, 1939 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – With war only weeks old, battle lines drawn and the invasion of Poland well underway, French Prime Minister Edouard Daladier went before the French people to give an assessment...

Trading An Upset Stomach For A Splitting Headache – The UN Mandate On Palestine – Sept. 14, 1947 – Past Daily Reference Room

Trading An Upset Stomach For A Splitting Headache – The UN Mandate On Palestine – Sept. 14, 1947 – Past Daily Reference Room

– Story Behind The Headlines – Palestine And The UN – Sept. 14, 1947 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – “Had we known then what we know now . . . . .” – I’m sure that mantra has been said over and over throughout the years. But nowhere in...

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...