Tagged: News Bulletins

January 30, 1948 – “Bapuji Is No More!” – The Assassination Of Gandhi.

Become a Patron! Further evidence that some events which take place in history are not necessarily considered devastating at the time they occurred. This one, for example – the assassination of India’s spiritual leader Mohandas Gandhi on this day, January 30, 1948, was considered in U.S. media as just another...

Gen. MacArthur - Emperor Hirohito - 1945

September 26, 1945 – MacArthur Meets Hirohito

Subscribers can download for free: Become a Patron! Two significant events for this September 26th in 1945. The first being General MacArthur’s meeting with Emperor Hirohito, MacArthur’s first since being appointed head of the Allied Occupation of Japan. A meeting that was strictly formal and, judging by the official U.S....

President Eisenhower and Nikita Khruschev - 1959

September 25, 1959 – Ike And Khrushchev At Camp David.

Subscribers can download this audio for free: Become a Patron! As a hopefully cautious sign of a thaw in East-West relations, Soviet Premier Nikita Khrushchev, at the invitation of President Eisenhower, visited the United States for a summit meeting at Camp David to discuss a wide range of topics. Members...

Prime Minister Neville Chamberlain - 1938

September 24, 1938 – Chamberlain Arrives In London From Munich Conference

Subscribers: Become a Patron! The Crisis of 1938 – the dispute between Germany and Czechoslovakia over land claims by the Germans marked a significant change in what was going on in the world and how it was being received. First, it represented the introduction of Shuttle Diplomacy. As was mentioned...

Watching With Strained Tension – October 18, 1941

Click on link here for Audio Player: NBC Blue Network – News Of The World – October 18, 1941 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection A day where War loomed ever-closer for U.S. involvement, this October 18th in 1941, a day where Europe was knee-deep in it. Inching closer to a...

Facing East – October 8, 1941

Click on the link here for Audio Player – NBC Blue Network News Of The World – October 8, 1941 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection News for this October 8th in 1941 had much to do with events taking place in Eastern Europe. The German push into Russia and the...

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...

A Lot Of Bad Chickens Came Home To Roost Today – September 18, 1939

Click on the link here for Audio Player – News for September 18, 1939 – NBC Blue Network – Gordon Skene Sound Collection Today was not a good day to be in Poland, or Europe for that matter. September 18, 1939 was about the swift demise of Poland and the...

September Is The Crisis Month – September 13, 1938

Click on the link here for Audio Player: News of the Crisis in Czechoslovakia NBC Blue Network – September 13, 1938 September it seems, is a crisis month in history.  On this September 13th in 1938, crisis was looming in Europe over a piece of disputed land belonging to Czechoslovakia,...

It Would be An Extraordinary Coincidence If It Was a Coincidence – September 11, 2001

Click on the link here for Audio Player – NPR: Morning Edition – Bob Edwards – September 11, 2001 At the time, people were hard-pressed to call it a terrorist act. It seemed unconscionable that anyone would intentionally fly a plane directly into the World Trade Center. But when a...