Tagged: Palestinians

The last Peanuts - January 3, 2000 0

January 3, 2000 – Much Ado About Y2K – Snoopy Says Goodbye

January 3, 2000 – CBS World News Roundup – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – January 3, 2000 – The day everyone breathed a sigh of relief and the day everyone got a little misty. The relief came in the form of a clean bill of health over the infamous Y2K...

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November 16, 1978 – Middle East: Escalating Suspense – Suspended Peace

November 16, 1978 – CBS World News Roundup – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – November 16, 1978 – A day of suspense and suspended animation in the Middle East. Egyptian President was sending his vice-President Hosni Mubarak to convey a message to President Carter: Egypt cannot accept a Peace Treaty...

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September 19, 1978 – Carter-Sadat-Begin – After Camp David, Down To The Nitty-Gritty

September 19, 1978 – CBS World News Roundup – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – September 19, 1978 -The day after the milestone Camp David meeting between Israel’s Manachem Begin, Egypt’s Anwar Sadat and President Carter and Carter’s address before a joint session of Congress, the nuts and bolts and rounds...

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Charles Munch With The Boston Symphony In An American Premier By Leonard Bernstein – 1964 – Past Daily Weekend Gramophone

  Leonard Bernstein – Symphony Nr. 3 “Kaddish” – Boston Symphony, conducted by Charles Munch – January 10, 1964 – BSO Broadcast An American premier of a work by one of Americas most notable Cultural figures; Leonard Bernstein. His Symphony Number 3, subtitled Kaddish was dedicated as a memorial to...

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February 20, 2002 – Korea, Gaza And Haj

February 20, 2002 – BBC World Service – World Briefing – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – February 20, 2002 – a view of the world this day 15 years ago. Further evidence, not much has changed. The Middle East was headlining the news this day, with reports of Israeli aircraft,...

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October 3, 1982 – A Sunday Ambush – Tainted Tylenol

October 3, 1982 – ABC Radio Hourly News – Gordon Skene Sound Collection- Flare ups in the Middle East and a scare in the Chicago area. A bus carrying Israeli soldiers was ambushed outside of Beirut on this day, killing 6 and wounding 22. Israeli troops were combing the hills...

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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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September 19, 1979 – Gas Rationing Possible – Peace, Less So.

September 19, 1979 -CBS World News Roundup – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – September 19, 1979 – A day which made many people nervous. On Capitol Hill, Congress was finally in a position to act on legislation giving President Carter standby authority to ration gas in the event of a...


Palestine Question – 1948 – Past Daily Reference Room

Click on the link here for Audio Player: Story Behind The Headlines – Palestine – 1948 With the current escalation of violence over Gaza, casualties rising by the minute and the threat of a ground war growing hourly, here’s a reminder that the entire region has been in turmoil for...