Tagged: News

Panama Invasion

December 20, 1989 – Deposing Noriega

December 20, 1989 – CBS Radio News – reports and bulletins – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – December 20, 1989 – Shortly after midnight on this day, A U.S. invasion force of some 20,000 troops came ashore in Panama with the objective of removing Panamanian strong-man Manuel Noriega and putting...

Refugees fleeing Liberian overthrow

August 5, 1990 – Invasion And Overthrows

August 5, 1990 – ABC Information Network News – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – August 5, 1990 – unsettling news this day. The ongoing attempted overthrow in Liberia of the government of President Samuel Doe and the outbreak of Civil War, prompted President Bush to order the evacuation of all...

Al Gore and Future voter

August 4, 2000 – Down Along The Campaign Trail

August 4, 2000 – The CBS World News Roundup Late Edition – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – August 4, 2000 – an election year, and the campaigns were off and running while the polls were tripping over each other to declare a frontrunner. With a boost of convention momentum and...

Smiling Like You’re Happy – October 14, 1973

Click on the link here for Audio Player – CBS Radio: Washington Week – Week ending October 13, 1973 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection Not quite one of the calm weeks, this week of October 14th in 1973, but a somewhat bloodless one – at least as far as the...

“George Was A Snappy Dancer” – February 22, 1969

Click on the link here for Audio Player: News for February 22, 1969 News on this Washington’s Birthday in 1969 had much to do with the anticipated European visit of newly inaugurated  President Nixon. It also had something to do with a just-published biography of George Washington by author-historian Mary...

Roe v. Wade – January 22, 1973

Click on the link here for Audio Player: Roe v. Wade report – Jan. 22, 1973 Forty years ago today, the Supreme Court handed down a decision that made a Woman’s right whether or not to choose to have an Abortion a legal right. Prior to this time it was illegal...