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Tagged: North Africa

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Bubbling Under – Boiling Over – North Africa – February 13, 1958

Click on the link here for Audio Player – NBC Radio – Life And The World – Hot Spots in North Africa – February 13, 1958 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection As the movements for independence from European powers gained momentum in the 1950s, so did the violence. Few places...

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The Matter Of Algeria – 1960 – Past Daily Reference Room

Click on the link here for Audio Player – NBC – The Nations Future: The Algerian Conflict – December 3, 1960 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection As the 60s got underway, a way of Independence movements swept throughout Africa. One of the major hotspots in 1960 was the on-going situation...

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The View From Tunisia – A View From The Bowling Alley – March 18, 1958

Click on the link here for Audio Player: Life and The World – March 18, 1958 News on this day in 1958 was something of a mixed bag, at least from mainstream media’s point of view. Word from North Africa had trouble brewing in newly independent Tunisia where tensions were...

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Confident Contemptuousness – January 31, 1941

Click on the link here for Audio Player: News For January 31, 1941 News for this last day of January in 1941 was a continuation of what had been going on months earlier. Continued daylight air raids over London and other industrial cities in Britain grew more vicious, but didn’t...

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Turning A Corner – November 20, 1942

Click on the link here for Audio Player: News for November 20, 1942 This day in 1942 was hopeful for the Allies. With news from the Pacific Theater of victory in the Solomon Islands sea battle and progress with fighting in New Guinea and progress in the Guadalcanal campaign. Advances...