Tagged: Khmer Rouge Tribunal

January 7, 1979 – Pol Pot Overthrown 0

January 7, 1979 – Pol Pot Overthrown

January 7, 1979 – CBS Radio Hourly News – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – January 7, 1979 – after some two weeks, large numbers of rebel troops, aided by Vietnamese tanks, seized control of Cambodia, and captured the capitol city of Phnom Penh and overthrow premier Pol Pot. The Hanoi...

The Bleed-Out – April 8, 1975 0

The Bleed-Out – April 8, 1975

. . . or click on the link here for Audio Player – NBC Nightly News – April 8, 1975 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection As the situation in Vietnam went from bad to worse to hopeless – the Pentagon was pressuring The White House to pressure Capitol Hill  to...

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‘The Military Has Lost Control Of The City’ – April 1, 1975

. . . or click on the link here for Audio Player – Nightly News – April 1, 1975 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection In what was previously described as a strategic withdrawal of South Vietnamese forces from key provinces, became a rout as South Vietnamese soldiers abandoned weapons and...

No Deal, No Friendly New Year Greeting – December 30, 1986 0

No Deal, No Friendly New Year Greeting – December 30, 1986

. . . or click on the link here for Audio Player- CBS World News Roundup – December 30, 1986 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection Only a year earlier, on December 30, 1985, President Reagan and Soviet Premier Mikhail Gorbachev exchanged warm New Years greetings and hopes for continued progress...