Tagged: Korea

Candidate Reagan -- Campaign '80

October 7, 1980 – Three Weeks Left Til Election Day – Campaign ’80

October 7, 1980 – NPR – All Things Considered – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – With some 3 weeks to go before Campaign ’80 drew to a close, the Presidential candidates were out stumping for votes on this day, in what many were saying was one of the most contentious...

Dwight D. Eisenhwer

Eisenhower Accepts The Nomination – 1952 – Past Daily Convention Snapshot

Gen. Dwight D. Eisenhower – Republican Convention Acceptance Speech – July 11, 1952 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – As a reminder of some historic Convention acceptance speeches, ones which have resonated throughout history, and which have come back to shed light over how some things have changed – here...

News From The Front – July 28, 1950

News From The Front – July 28, 1950

– Edward R. Murrow News with Larry Leseur – July 28, 1950 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – The war in Korea was the main news of the day. North Korea was mounting an offensive all along the line separating North and South and involving some 45,000, and possibly as...

Thousand Yard Stare 1954 – A Year War Ended-A Year War Waited In The Wings

Thousand Yard Stare 1954 – A Year War Ended-A Year War Waited In The Wings

. . . or click on the link here for Audio Player – CBS Radio: This Was 1954 – Dec. 31, 1954 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection 60 years ago this night, most people were heading off to New Year‘s Eve celebrations. Some stayed in. And some heard a wrap-up...

Deja Vu All Over Again – June 24-25, 1950

Click on the link here for Audio Player – Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow – Korea – June 24, 1951 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection Depending on where you were at the time, the events which rapidly spiraled into the Korean War started either on the afternoon of June 24th, or...

East Berlin Riots – Julius And Ethel Rosenberg – June 17, 1953

Click on the link here for Audio Player – CBS – Edward R. Murrow Program With Charles Collingwood – June 17, 1953 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection June 17th in a Cold War 1953. With last minute appeals for clemency sent to the Supreme Court over the case of Julius...

Slipping Quickly Into Darkness – Dr. Bernard Fall On Vietnam Escalation – Dec. 14, 1965 – Past Daily Reference Room

Click on the link here for Audio Player – ABC Radio: From The Capitol – Dr. Bernard Fall on Vietnam – Dec. 14, 1965 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection As 1965 was drawing to a close it was becoming abundantly clear we were heading for the long-haul in Vietnam. Daily...

We Don’t Have Magic Weapons To Win Wars Quickly – October 15, 1951

Click on the link here for Audio Player – CBS Radio – Edward R. Murrow and the News – October 15, 1951 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection Busy day, this October 15th in 1951. Looking for a peaceful solution to the arms race and President Truman calling for discussions and...

Squabbles And Bribes – August 2, 1951

Click on the link here for Audio Player: Edward R. Murrow And The News With Don Hollenbeck – August 2, 1951 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection No shortage of global or domestic hotspots, this August 2nd in 1951. Starting with news of intense squabbling between branches of the military escalating...

What To Do With A Disgraced Hero – July 23, 1951

Click on the link here for Audio Player: Don Hollenbeck And the News – CBS Radio – July 23, 1951 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection With news for this July 23rd in 1951 focused on President Truman‘s upbeat assessment of the country mid-way through 1951 and cautious reports on negotiations...