Tagged: North Korea

Harry S. Truman

May 11, 1946 – Truman At Fordham University – Presidents Being Presidential

President Harry S. Truman – Address At Fordham University – May 11, 1946 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – May 11, 1946 – On this day, President Truman accepted an honorary Doctor of Laws degree from Fordham University in New York: President Truman: “The fact that so many veterans have...

Student riots - 1990

May 9, 1990 – Rampaging Through Seoul – A Military Parade In Moscow

May 9, 1990 – CBS World News Roundup – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – May 9, 1990. Much as there was celebration and a massive military parade in Moscow, celebrating Russia’s defeat of Nazism on this day in 1945, there were riots in the streets of Seoul South Korea. One...

UN General Assembly - 1951

Sir Gladwyn Jebb And The United Nations Growing Pains Of 1951 – Past Daily Reference Room

Meet The Press – Sir Gladwyn Jebb – British Ambassador to UN – September 4, 1951 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – The United Nations – in 1951 the organization was 6 years old and experiencing growing pains and ridicule. The growing pains came from the steady stream of newly...

Anti-U.S. demonstrations

April 9, 1980 – Threat Day In Tehran – Three Earthquakes In An Hour – A Sledge Hammer To Woody Guthrie’s House

  April 9, 1980 – CBS News – Newsbreak – The World Tonight – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – April 9, 1980 – Another complicated day in relations between Tehran and Washington. Today it was the threat that the hostages at the American Embassy in Tehran were to be executed...

Czech President Hacha

March 15, 1939 – About Ruthenia – Parcelling Off Czechoslovakia

March 15, 1939 – Washington Roundup with Theodore A. Huntley – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – March 15, 1939 – In a move that brought a European War inches closer, the Nazi government of Adolf Hitler announced it had taken over the Moravian and Bohemian zones of Czechoslovakia – and...

East Berlin - West Berlin - 1950

March 1, 1950 – The Clock Is Ticking-Ticking – The Atomic Bomb And World Peace

March 1, 1950 – Edward R. Murrow and The News – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – March 1, 1950 – World Peace, the Atomic Bomb, the Soviet Union – the Cold War. These were the issues at hand, this first day of March 68 years ago. On Capitol Hill, Senator...

Korean War - February 1951

February 16, 1951 – Stalin Chimes In About Korea – America Chimes In About Europe

  February 16, 1951 – Edward R. Murrow and the news- Gordon Skene Sound Collection – February 16, 1951 – A day filled with Cold War, Korea and uncertainty. Starting with word from Soviet Premier Stalin, voicing his opinion for the first time in a while, that the U.S. was...

Alaska Airlines - 261

February 5, 2000 – Surprises On The Campaign Trail – Tragedy Falls From The Sky – The Name Is Amadou Diallo

February 5, 2000 – CBS Radio Weekend Roundup – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – February 5, 2000 – news on this day spotlighted the events of this week in 2000. Election 2000 was up and running, with primaries in New Hampshire bringing a stunning victory for John McCain and signaling...

G. Gordon Liddy

January 30, 1973 – The Watergate Shuffle – A Vietnam Ceasefire Of Sorts

January 30, 1973 – NBC Nightly News – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – January 30, 1973 – a day which would see the last two figures in the Watergate break-in plot were convicted and waiting on sentencing. G. Gordon Liddy and James McCord, both were convicted of conspiracy, burglary and...