Tagged: Pakistan

Coup In Pakistan 1999

October 12, 1999 – A Coup Comes To Pakistan

  October 12, 1999 – CBS News Update + CBS Hourly Newscasts – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – October 12, 1999, news for this day was fast-moving. A coup was taking place in Islamabad Pakistan, unfolding as fast as the news could report it. Largely a bloodless coup, centered around...

With An Eye On Human Rights – San Francisco Conference – June 16, 1945

With An Eye On Human Rights – San Francisco Conference – June 16, 1945

  . . . or click on the link here for Audio Player – Report From The San Francisco Conference – June 16, 1945 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection. With the San Francisco Conference just days away from closing, a charter was being drawn up for adoption, a new name...

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

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

. . . or click on the link here for Audio Player – CBS Radio News – May 18, 1980 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection. 35 years ago today, on May 18, 1980 the infamous Mt. St. Helens in Washington State blew and threatened communities surrounding the mountain with thick...

Releasing The Lion Of Kashmir – January 21, 1958

Releasing The Lion Of Kashmir – January 21, 1958

. . . or click on the link here for Audio Player – MBS – Bob Green News – January 21, 1958 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection On this January 21st in 1958, news was about the release from a 4 1/2 year jail sentence of former Prime Minister of...

A Word Or Two From Sheikh Mujibur Rahman – 1974 – Past Daily Reference Room

Click on the link here for Audio Player – NBC: Speaking Freely with Sheikh Mujibur Rahman – Sept. 28, 1974 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection Keeping track of the dizzying number of prominent names and events in Middle Eastern and Asian Politics is a feat in itself. Unless you were...

The American Family Circa 1974 – Past Daily Reference Room

Click on the link here for Audio Player – NPR: National Town Meeting – The Future Of The Family 1974 – December 8, 1974 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection One of the offshoots to the Generation Gap of the 1960s was the changing family structure of the 1970s. Marriage was...

Wynton Marsalis With The Sachal Jazz Ensemble – 2013 Marciac Jazz Festival – Past Daily Downbeat

Click on the link here for Audio Player – Wynton Marsalis Quintet With The Sachal Jazz Ensemble – 2013 Marciac Jazz Festival – August 3, 2013 – Radio France FIP East meets West this weekend with The Wynton Marsalis Quintet joining up with The Sachal Jazz Ensemble and turning August...

Jabberwocky In The Land Of The Unknown Knowns – December 16, 2001

Click on the link here for Audio Player – BBC World Service News + From Our Own Correspondent – December 16, 2001 – BBC World Service Seems like another lifetime ago, but on this December 16th in 2001 we were just getting our feet wet in what was to become...

Pakistan: A Warning To The West – Ayub Khan In 1961 – Past Daily Reference Room

Click on the link here for Audio Player – Pakistan: A Warning To The West – Interview with Gen. Ayub Khan, President of Pakistan – ABC Radio – November 23, 1961 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection Even as early as 1958, Pakistan was a hotbed of upheaval and change. Going...

Ali Bhutto Has A Word About Pakistan – September 19, 1973

Click on the link here for Audio Player: National Press Club – Ali Bhutto: Pakistan In A Changing World – Sept. 19, 1973 – NPR – Gordon Skene Sound Collection On this day in 1973, former President (1971-1973) and now Prime Minister Zulfikar Ali Bhutto came to Washington, primarily to...