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Tagged: Mahmoud Abbas

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November 3, 2000 – Election 2000: The Last Minute Surprise

November 3, 2000 – CBS World News Roundup – Late Edition – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – November 3, 2000 – Days before Election 2000, the last minute mud was being slung around the campaign trail. This time in the form of the uncovering of a DUI (Driving Under the...

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September 19, 1978 – Carter-Sadat-Begin – After Camp David, Down To The Nitty-Gritty

September 19, 1978 – CBS World News Roundup – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – September 19, 1978 -The day after the milestone Camp David meeting between Israel’s Manachem Begin, Egypt’s Anwar Sadat and President Carter and Carter’s address before a joint session of Congress, the nuts and bolts and rounds...

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October 18, 1991 – Bumps On The Road To Peace

October 8, 1991 – CBS World News Roundup – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – October 8, 1991 – a day starting out with good intentions, quickly dissolving into doubts. A Middle East Peace Conference proposal, put forth by U.S. Secretary of State James Baker, dragged Jordan, Syria and the Palestinians...

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April 27, 1994 – A Mountaintop Day

April 27, 1994 – CBS World News Roundup – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – April 27, 1994 – the day all of South Africa went to the polls in the first truly democratic election in the country’s history. Nelson Mandela was expected to win handily, as South Africa’s Black majority...

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Sweeping Proposals – September 28, 1991

– CBS World News Roundup – September 28, 1991 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – In what was described as one of the most comprehensive and sweeping nuclear disarmament proposals by the U.S., President Bush announced a plan to dramatically reduce the number of nuclear weapons deployed in Europe, this...

Trading An Upset Stomach For A Splitting Headache – The UN Mandate On Palestine – Sept. 14, 1947 – Past Daily Reference Room 0

Trading An Upset Stomach For A Splitting Headache – The UN Mandate On Palestine – Sept. 14, 1947 – Past Daily Reference Room

– Story Behind The Headlines – Palestine And The UN – Sept. 14, 1947 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – “Had we known then what we know now . . . . .” – I’m sure that mantra has been said over and over throughout the years. But nowhere in...

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Death Of Yasser Arafat – November 11-12, 2004

. . .or Click on the link here for Audio Player – Various News Reports on death of Yasser Arafat – November 11-12, 2004 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection Ten years ago today (and yesterday), the world heard the news that PLO leader Yasser Arafat had died in a Paris...

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Another Crisis – Another Summit – October 14, 2000

Click on the link here for Audio Player – BBC World Service News – October 14, 2000 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection Another day in the seemingly endless crisis in the Middle East, this October 14th, 2000. With news that PLO Leader Yassar Arafat agreed to a Summit to be...

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Hamas Wins An Election – January 25, 2006 – Past Daily Reference Room

Click on the link here for Audio Player – BBC News – Palestinian Elections – CBS News – Condoleeza Rice Interview – Jan 25-27, 2006 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection. Eight years ago, things changed in Gaza. Hamas, an organization labeled by many governments as a terrorist organization decided to...