Tagged: Panama

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...

Grabbing At Unemployment – April 28, 1958

Grabbing At Unemployment – April 28, 1958

. . . or click on the link here for Audio Player – Mutual – Cedric Foster News – April 28, 1958 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection The news was about Recession and Unemployment and what Capitol Hill was going to do about it, this April 28th in 1958. The...

‘The Yankees Are Invading Panama! The Yankees Are Invading Panama!’ – December 19-20, 1989

‘The Yankees Are Invading Panama! The Yankees Are Invading Panama!’ – December 19-20, 1989

. . . or click on the link here for Audio Player – CBS Radio – News and bulletins – December 19, 1989 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection If you happened to be around on this day, 25 years ago, no doubt you saw and heard an endless barrage of...

Is This Trip Necessary? March 17, 1988

Click on the link here for Audio Player – CBS Radio News – The World Tonight – March 17, 1988 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection This St. Patrick’s Day in 1988 was greeted with news of another military incursion in Central America – this time it was Honduras with 3,500...

The Wrecking Ball And The Walnut – December 26, 1989

Click on the link here for Audio Player – CBS Radio Hourly News – December 26, 1989 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection Even though it was the day after Christmas in 1989, the world was still up to its old tricks; upheavals, invasions and intrigues. Starting with the rather overwhelming...

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...