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Tagged: Joseph Stalin

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November 7, 1991 – A NATO Summit In Rome – Questions Over The Death Of Captain Bob

November 7, 1991 – CBS World News Roundup – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – November 7, 1991 – Busy news day. Starting with the NATO summit in Rome where President Bush voiced concerns over the formation of a joint European Army. The Joint Communique, worked out largely before Secretary General...

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December 27, 1981 – Solidarity In Silesia

dg December 27, 1981 – CBS Radio News On The Hour – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – December 27, 1981 – Solidarity, despite official news reports to the contrary, was anything but dead. The protests now extended to the coal fields in Silesia, where over 1,000 Miners went on Strike,...

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Farrell Dobbs – 3rd Party Candidate 1948 – Past Daily Reference Room

Farrell Dobbs – Socialist Workers Party – Campaign Address – August 6, 1948 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Farrell Dobbs, candidate for President on the Socialist Workers Party ticket in 1948, took advantage of the Equal Time clause in the 1927 Radio Act and the 1934 Communications Act to...

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March 23, 2001 – Farewell Mir

  March 23, 2001 – BBC News – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – March 23, 2001 – The end of the Mir Space Station. Launched by the then-Soviet Union in 1986, Mir was the first modular Space Station, assembled between 1986 and 1996 – and until March of 2001 it...

March 18, 1981 0

March 18, 1981 – Carol Burnett And The Enquirer

March 18, 1981 – CBS News – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – March 18, 1981 – another contentious, litigious, misplaced priorities kind of day in history. Starting with a threatened Coal strike. Contract talks between the Coal industry and the soft-coal miners broke down, paving the way for a nationwide...

A King Abdicates – January 4, 1948 0

A King Abdicates – January 4, 1948

King Michael abdicates – The Story Behind The Headlines – January 4, 1948 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – King Michael I of Romania abdicated his throne on December 30, 1947, and was quickly taken over by a Communist-led regime who had forced his exit. The changing face of Europe...