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February 11, 1987 – The Hostage-For-Prisoner Swap And Death To America All Over Again.

A little support goes a long way: Become a Patron! News for this day in 1987 started with the storm of protest over a U.S. proposal for a hostage-for-prisoner swap that included 8 Americans and one Israeli in exchange for Palestinians being held by Israel. No, the Israeli’s weren’t going...

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NBC Studio Orchestra And Chorus Play The Music Of Dudley Buck – 1943 – Past Daily Weekend Gramophone

Dudley Buck – Final Chorus from Voyage Of Columbus – NBC Studio Orchestra And Chorus, Joseph Stulpak, cond – April 24, 1943 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Perhaps a bit late for 4th Of July festivities this year, but nonetheless a sample of Americana in the form of American...

January 15, 1986 – Confusion In Yemen 0

January 15, 1986 – Confusion In Yemen

January 15, 1986 – CBS World News Roundup – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – January 15, 1986 – if you woke up this morning in 1986 and you were confused, you were in good company. An entire country was confused on this day. Seems there was a civil war between...

High Hopes And Separation Anxiety – March 20, 1990 0

High Hopes And Separation Anxiety – March 20, 1990

. . . or click on the link here for Audio Player – CBS World News Roundup – March 20, 1990 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection News for this March 20th, 25 years ago was hopeful, cautious and optimistic. Starting with news from Lebanon regarding the Western Hostage issue and...

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Unaccounted For In Lebanon – Rioted Over In Jo’Burg – Grieved Over In Paris – September 30, 1985

Click on the link here for Audio Player – CBS World News Roundup – September 30, 1985 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection Turbulent times, worrisome times, mournful times – this September 30th in 1985. Beginning with news there was concern over the fate of six kidnapped and missing Americans in...

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Endemic To Apartheid – March 21, 1985

Click on the link here for Audio Player- CBS World News Roundup – March 21, 1985 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection News for this day in 1985 began with an Angry commemoration – March 21st 1985 marked the 25th anniversary of the massacre in Sharpeville, South Africa where 69 Blacks...

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Eleanor Roosevelt Discusses Human Rights – 1950 – Past Daily Reference Room

Click on the link here for Audio Player – NBC – Today With Mrs. Roosevelt – Human Rights – May 14, 1950 In the early days of the United Nations, one of the tireless advocates for the cause of Human Rights was Eleanor Roosevelt. From the beginning she was responsible...

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Not With Open Arms – October 23, 1983

Click on the link here for Audio Player – ABC Radio Hourly News + World News This Week – October 23, 1983 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection Thirty years ago today we were hearing the shocking news of a truck bomb exploded outside a U.S. Marine barracks in Beirut. And...

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Another Day – Another Hijacking Hostage Drama – June 17, 1985

Click on the link here for Audio Player: When hijacking passenger airliners began, somewhere in the early 60s, as the first crazed gunman wandered into a cockpit and screamed “Cuba, Cuba, Cuba!” while waving a pistol, little did we realize this would be the wave of the future...