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September 16, 1941 – Abdication In Tehran – Raids Over Germany

  September 16, 1941 – As the news broke from Tehran of an extraordinary meeting of Parliament, it was learned that Reza Shah had abdicated his power as ruler of Iran to his son Mohammad Reza Pahlavi. The reasons cited were ill-health, but the Soviet-British takeover of Iranian oil fields...

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The Difference Between A Republican And A Democrat – 1960 – Weekend Reference Room

    The Difference Between A Republican And A Democrat – The Open Mind – July 11-26, 1960 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – The Difference between a Republican and a Democrat. 1960 was an election year, and once again the political parties were vying for votes, taking stands, making...

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March 2, 1995 – Going Rogue

March 2, 1995 – NPR: All Things Considered – March 2, 1995 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – March 2, 1995 – An interesting, prophetic, eye-rolling day in history. Beginning first with the seemingly endless series of skirmishes in Congress over budget cuts, partisan wrangling, finger pointing and exasperation. The...

“Damn The Torpedoes” – October 28, 1941 0

“Damn The Torpedoes” – October 28, 1941

– News Of The World – October 28, 1941 – Blue Network – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – News for this October 28th in 1941 had much to do with reaction to President Roosevelt’s speech during Navy Day celebrations the previous day. With the phrases “Damn the Torpedoes” and “the...

Emotions On Overdrive – April 21, 2000 0

Emotions On Overdrive – April 21, 2000

  . . . or click on the link here for Audio Player – CBS World News Roundup – April 21, 2000 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection On this April 21st in 2000 it was not only Good Friday it was also a day of protests and emotions in Miami....

Uneasy Lies The Head That Wears The Crown – February 5, 1979 0

Uneasy Lies The Head That Wears The Crown – February 5, 1979

. . . or click on the link here for Audio Player – CBS World News Roundup – February 5, 1979 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection. And things were heating up in the Middle East, this day 36 years ago. Ayatollah Khomeini appointed Scholar and pro-democracy advocate Mehdi Bazargan as...

The Grandmothers Arrive From Cuba – January 21, 2000 0

The Grandmothers Arrive From Cuba – January 21, 2000

. . . or click on the link here for Audio Player – CBS World News Roundup – Late Edition – January 21, 2000 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection. Fifteen years ago today, on January 21st 2000, the tug-of-war between the Justice Department and the Cuban community in Miami was...