Tagged: Nobel Peace Prize

Gold Traders - 1979

September 21, 1979 – All That’s Crazy Is Gold

September 21, 1979 – CBS World News Roundup – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – September 21, 1979 was another insane day, if you were in the Gold Market. Prices were on a roller coaster ride all week and then slumped in Europe earlier this day, after reaching record highs earlier...

March 24, 1981 - Lech Walesa

March 24, 1981 – Squabbles And Solidarity

March 24, 1981 – CBS World News Roundup + Hourly News – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – March 24, 1981 – the situation in Poland between Solidarity and the government took a tempestuous turn. With recent violence in Bydgoszcz where police attacked local union officials, Solidarity leaders met and argued...

The Runner Stumbles – Sept. 15, 1979

The Runner Stumbles – Sept. 15, 1979

      – CBS Hourly News – September 15, 1979 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – The big news for this day was word from The White House that President Carter dropped out of a marathon race, being held near Camp David. Spokespeople were quick to add that it...

Keith Moon of The Who

The Day Keith Moon Left – September 7, 1978

– News for September 7, 1978 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Even though it hardly made the mainstream news, more than an afterthought and a footnote to a gossip broadcast, the world did in fact lose one of the truly great Rock Drummers. Keith Moon, who was the backbone...

Lied To By The KGB – December 10, 1981

Lied To By The KGB – December 10, 1981

. . . or click on the link here for Audio Player – CBS Hourly News – December 10, 1981 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection News regarding the continuing odyssey of Soviet dissident Andrei Sakharov and the tribulations and drama surrounding him. On this December 10th in 1981 it was...

Anwar In Israel – November 19, 1977

. . . or click on the link here for Audio Player – Special Report: Sadat In Israel – November 19, 1977 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection Few realized it at the time, but the historic moment unfolding on this November 19th in 1977 was also a signal for the...

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...

Music Of Apartheid – South African Radio Sessions In The 1960s – Nights At The Roundtable: World Cafe

Click on the link here for Audio Player – Bantu Light Music – South African Broadcasting Co. circa 1964 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection Since we’re taking a look at the life and times of Nelson Mandela this weekend, I ran across this set of transcription discs from Radio South...

Nelson Mandela – 1918-2013

Nelson Mandela – 1918-2013

Click on the link here for Audio Player – Nelson Mandela Inaugural Address 1994 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection The sad news, reported just a short time ago, that former Prime Minister and voice of South Africa Nelson Mandela has passed away. As tribute to the man and a reminder...