Tagged: Panama Canal

Panama Invasion

December 20, 1989 – Deposing Noriega

December 20, 1989 – CBS Radio News – reports and bulletins – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – December 20, 1989 – Shortly after midnight on this day, A U.S. invasion force of some 20,000 troops came ashore in Panama with the objective of removing Panamanian strong-man Manuel Noriega and putting...

Deadlines Come – Deadlines Go – February 23, 1991

Deadlines Come – Deadlines Go – February 23, 1991

. . . or click on the link here for Audio Player – CBS News Special Report – Deadline in Iraq – Feb. 23, 1991 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection. On this day, 24 years ago it was the waiting game. The deadline for Iraqi troops to withdraw from Kuwait...

Big Trouble In Little Panama – January 9, 1964

Click on the link here for Audio Player: Rioting in Panama Canal РJan. 8-9, 1964 Amid growing resentment over U.S, domination of the Panama Canal, rioting had broken out in the Canal Zone. Stemmed largely from an incident over flag raising by students at a nearby university, it begged a...