Tagged: John McCain

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May 9, 1976 – Terremoto Friuli And Campaign ’76

  May 9, 1976 – CBS Radio: The World This Week – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – The week ending May 9, 1976 – the news was preoccupied for most of the week with the events in Italy. A powerful earthquake shook towns and villages in Northeast Italy, claiming at...

February 10, 1992 – President Harkin? 0

February 10, 1992 – President Harkin?

February 10, 1992 – Campaign ’92 – The World Tonight – CBS Radio – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – February 10, 1992 – Today was the day of the much-anticipated Iowa Caucuses for this election year. A;though it came as no surprise, Iowa Senator Tom Harkin was the big winner...

January 12, 1982 – New Day – Old Poland – Frozen Oranges 0

January 12, 1982 – New Day – Old Poland – Frozen Oranges

  January 12, 1982 – CBS Radio News on The Hour – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – January 12, 1982 – The situation in Poland was escalating into a war of words, with the Reagan administration threatening more sanctions against the Soviet Union and Poland. So far, only economic sanctions...

A Hostages Story – November 20, 1991 0

A Hostages Story – November 20, 1991

– CBS World News Roundup – November 20, 1991 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – News for this day in 1991 had a lot to do with Thomas Sutherland, a professor at the American University in Beirut who had been held hostage somewhere in Beirut since 1985 was finally freed...

Summers Of Discontent – July 1966 0

Summers Of Discontent – July 1966

  – ABC Radio – Voices In The Headlines – Week Ending July 24, 1966 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – The phrase “Long, Hot Summer” was destined to become a yearly occurrence by 1966. Since 1964, when Harlem in New York erupted, Summer came to mean a time of...

‘Hungary Calling’ – March 21, 1939 – Past Daily Reference Room 0

‘Hungary Calling’ – March 21, 1939 – Past Daily Reference Room

. . . or click on the link here for Audio Player – English News From Radio Budapest – March 21, 1939 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection. As the storm clouds rapidly gathered in Europe, the situation in the East was quickly developing into a hotspot. The question of Hungarian...

Super Tuesday And The Panic Over $2.00 Gas – March 6, 2000 0

Super Tuesday And The Panic Over $2.00 Gas – March 6, 2000

. . . or click on the link here for Audio Player – CBS World News Roundup-Late Edition – March 6, 2000 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection. Hard to imagine it was only 15 years ago on this day, people were in a state of shock and dismay over the...

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To Bork, Or Not To Bork – October 11, 1987

Click on the link here for Audio Player – ABC World News This Week – October 11, 1987 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection News for this week, ending on October 11th in 1987 had much to do with the brouhaha on Capitol Hill over Pres. Reagan’s nomination of Judge Robert...

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October 19, 1987 – Wall Street Lays Another Egg.

Click on the link here for Audio Player: News for October 19, 1987 “Not since Black Friday in 1929”, “The worst single-day drop in history”, “the bottom has fallen out”. That’s what this day in 1987 sounded like, or at least most of it. A 500-point drop in the Stock...