Tagged: MIkhail Gorbachev

Malta Summit 0

December 2, 1989 – The Seasick Summit – Bush And Gorbachev At Malta –

A little helps a lot: Become a Patron! I’m sure it seemed like a good idea at the time, and it probably looked very impressive on paper – but for all the ultimate success of the Bush-Gorbachev Summit off the island of Malta, this December 2nd in 1989, the weather...

Yasser Arafat

December 19, 1988 – Arafat Goes Courting – Yasser Arafat And The PLO Peace Process

December 19, 1988 – CBS World News Roundup – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – December 19, 1988 – A day of diplomacy, olive branches and back-slapping. PLO Chairman Yasser Arafat met with Austrian leaders in his first trip to a Western country since UN decision to open a dialogue with...

ERA - Equal Rights Amendment Demonstrations

June 23, 1982 – Lebanon: A Clash Of Tanks – ERA: A Clash Of Ideologies

June 23, 1982 – CBS World News Roundup – Newsbreak – 9:00 am News – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – June 23, 1982. A day of battles and taking to the streets, for a lot of reasons and with a lot of results. In Lebanon, Israeli and Syrians tanks and...

Otmar Suitner - conducts the BSO this week

Otmar Suitner With Alfred Brendel And The Boston Symphony Play Music Of Brahms, Mozart And Wagner – 1982 – Past Daily Mid-Week Concert

tplais a Boston Symphony – Otmar Suitner, Guest Cond. – Alfred Brendel, Piano – Aug. 17, 1982 – Part 1 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection Boston Symphony – Otmar Suitner, Guest Cond. – Alfred Brendel, Piano – Aug. 17, 1982 – Part 2 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection Another historic...

British Football hooligans

June 15, 1988 – Soviet Union: “If This Is What Perestroika Brings . . .” – And Bros Will Be Bros.

June 15, 1988 – CBS World News Roundup – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – June 15, 1988 – With the Soviet Union’s Mikhail Gorbachev receiving mixed marks for his Perestroika reforms, all eyes in Moscow were gazing towards the south and regions of Armenia and Azerbaijan as a potential flashpoint...

Gorbachev - Lukyanov May Day 1990

May 23, 1990 – Concerns Over Touchy Nukes – Gorbachev Faces A Vote Of Confidence

May 23, 1990 – CBS World News Roundup – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – May 23, 1990 – Safety concerns were raised over reports that some U.S. nuclear warheads were defective and could lead to an accidental nuclear explosion. The Washington Post reported that, in 1988 a defect was discovered...

Frank Reed - Hostage release - May 1, 1990

May 1, 1990 – A Hostage Release And A Mayday Celebration, Or Not.

May 1, 1990 – CBS World News Roundup – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – May 1, 1990 – celebrating the release of former hostage Frank Reed, who was held in captivity for some three years before Syria negotiated his freedom. Reed was one of two hostages released in recent days....

Pussy Riot

Pussy Riot – Putin zazhigayet kostry – 2012 – Nights At The Round Table

Pussy Riot – Putin zazhigayet kostry – August 2012 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection Pussy Riot – remember them? The Russian Punk band/Social movement who grabbed the world’s attention with a little ditty entitled Putin zazhigayet kostry (Putin Lights Fires)? And subsequently landed two of the band members in Prison...

North Korea Nuclear site

December 14, 1991 – Deal Breakers – North Korea/South Korea Non-Aggression Pact

December 14, 1991 – CBS World News Roundup – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – December 14, 1991 – After spending a considerable amount of time negotiating a non-aggression pact between North Korea and South Korea, and signing the pact only the day before; word came out that, in fact North...

Guatemala Votes

November 10, 1990 – America Fishes For Support – Guatemala Goes To The Polls – Keating Goes To Court

November 10, 1990 – CBS World News Roundup – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – November 10, 1990 – busy news day, no shortage of cliff-hangers. Secretary of State James Baker met with French officials in an attempt to drum-up support for the pending invasion of Kuwait on this day. Reports...