Tagged: Nobel Peace Prize

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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...

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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 0

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...

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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 0

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...

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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...

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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...

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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...