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November 12, 1999 – Adding Insult To Injury; Turkey Gets Hit With Another Big Quake – Trans Fats Are Not Your Friend.

News for this November 12th in 1999 was shrouded in mystery, cloaked in disaster and clogged with apprehension – and not necessarily in that order. The mystery continued over the odyssey of Egyptair Flight 990, with more questions raised than answers. The FBI was considering a criminal investigation as all...

Panama Handover - Dec. 14, 1999

Terrorists, Tripp And An Early Handover – December 14, 1999

December 14, 1999 – CBS World News Roundup – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Terrorists, threats and scandals marked much of this December 14th in 1999 – inching closer to the end of the millennium and a lot of news being crammed into the last couple of weeks. The threat...

Drumming Up Support – Bush-Gobachev Helsinki Conference – September 9, 1990

Drumming Up Support – Bush-Gobachev Helsinki Conference – September 9, 1990

  – News reports and joint Press conference – Bush-Gorbachev Helsinki Conference – Sept. 9, 1990 – As the crisis in the middle east continued to heat up and as the U.S. was continuing to drum up support for an armed confrontation with Iraq and Saddam Hussein, the fourth summit...

Humoring a Volcano

May 18, 1980 – When The Mountain Blew – The Mt. St. Helens Volcano –

On May 18, 1980 the infamous Mt. St. Helens in Washington State blew and threatened communities surrounding the mountain with thick clouds of ash and an anticipated lava and mud flow. One report said lava was already starting to flow, but it wasn’t substantiated. At news time (12:00 noon Pacific),...

It Would be An Extraordinary Coincidence If It Was a Coincidence – September 11, 2001

Click on the link here for Audio Player – NPR: Morning Edition – Bob Edwards – September 11, 2001 At the time, people were hard-pressed to call it a terrorist act. It seemed unconscionable that anyone would intentionally fly a plane directly into the World Trade Center. But when a...