Tagged: List of leaders of the Soviet Union

Goodbye Gromyko And A Ruling On Roe V. Wade – July 3, 1989 0

Goodbye Gromyko And A Ruling On Roe V. Wade – July 3, 1989

– CBS World News Roundup – July 3, 1989 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Two important events for this July 3rd in 1989. First, the passing of longtime symbol of the Cold War and face of the Soviet Union, Andrè Gromyko was announced in Moscow that morning. Gromyko, who...

Rifts, Mania And Witch Hunts – June 19, 1990 0

Rifts, Mania And Witch Hunts – June 19, 1990

. . . or click on the link here for Audio Player – CBS World News Roundup – June 19, 1990 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection. A day full of contrasts, like every other day, only this one was from June 19, 1990. An Airline hi-jacking ended In Helsinki Finland...

Radio Moscow Remembers The Elbe Meet-Up – April 27, 1975 0

Radio Moscow Remembers The Elbe Meet-Up – April 27, 1975

. . . or click on the link here for Audio Player – Radio Moscow – 30 Anniversary, Celebration of Meet-Up on The Elbe – April 27, 1975 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection. To commemorate the historic meeting of the Russian and Anglo-American Armies at The Elbe River, and the...

Menacing Waters – Menacing Demands – April 2, 1990 0

Menacing Waters – Menacing Demands – April 2, 1990

. . . or click on the link here for Audio Player – CBS Radio News – April 2, 1990 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection And on April 2nd, 1990 Pittsburgh was busy closing intake valves, ahead of traces of the oil spill which sent some 200,000 gallons into the...

New Faces In Nicaragua – March 3, 1990 0

New Faces In Nicaragua – March 3, 1990

. . . or click on the link here for Audio Player – CBS World News Roundup – March 3, 1990 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection A day in the continuing story of change unfolding in unlikely places, this March 3rd in 1990. News of the victory in Nicaragua of...

Thousand Yard Stare: 1953 – Past Daily Year-End Specials 0

Thousand Yard Stare: 1953 – Past Daily Year-End Specials

. . . or click on the link here for Audio Player – Voices and Events: 1953 – NBC Radio – Dec. 28, 1953 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection. 61 years ago, a world crammed with extremes. A war in Korea and an armistice, an inquisition on Capitol Hill and...

Is Cuba Going Red? 1959 – Reporting On A Revolution – Past Daily Reference Room 0

Is Cuba Going Red? 1959 – Reporting On A Revolution – Past Daily Reference Room

. . . or click on the link here for Audio Player – CBS Radio: Is Cuba Going Red? – May 7 and 13, 1959 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection. With the momentous news today of the resumption of diplomatic ties between the U.S. and the island nation of Cuba,...

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Corpses In Beirut, Brokering In Damascus, The Passing Of An Icon – October 2, 1985

Click on the link here for Audio Player – CBS Radio – The World Tonight – October 2, 1985 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection Busy day in the world, this 2nd of October in 1985. The Middle East factored in, with reports that the body of a missing Soviet diplomat...