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Tagged: Persian Gulf

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December 22, 1988 – PanAm 103 – Growing Indications Of Sabotage

December 22, 1988 – CBS World News Roundup – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – December 22, 1988 – PanAm flight 103 bound for New York, exploded and rained burning debris down on the Scottish village of Lockerbee, killing all 258 people aboard and some 15 on the ground. U.S. Intelligence...

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September 21, 1987 – The Matter Of Bork – Reagan Heads To The UN With A Surprise

September 21, 1987 – CBS World News Roundup – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – September21, 1987 – As President Reagan was heading to the United Nations to deliver his address before the General Assembly, speculation was over a potential tentative agreement the White House had struck with the Soviets over...

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January 18, 1987 – Extraditing Hamedi

January 18, 1987 – CBS News on The hour – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – January 18, 1987 – a day of cautious diplomacy. News from West Germany that suspected 22-year old Palestinian terrorist Muhammed Ali Hamedi was scheduled to be freed. The U.S. wanted to extradite Hamedi back to...

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October 5, 1987 – L.A. Shakes And Bakes

October 5, 1987 – CBS World News Roundup – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – October 5, 1987 – Day 4 and the earth kept shaking around Southern California. In what became known as the Whittier Narrows Earthquake, scores of aftershocks kept nervous Angelenos running for doorways and staying out of...

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August 25, 1941 – Opening New Fronts – The View From Tehran

August 25, 1941 – News Of The World – NBC Red Network – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – News for this August 25th, seventy-five years ago, was about the opening of a new front in this War. Now it was the Middle-East, with British and Russian troops moving into Iran,...

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Pakistan: Warning To The West – November 23, 1961

– ABC Radio – Pakistan: A Warning To The West – November 23, 1961 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – On this day in 1961, Pakistan was making the news. Not that a crisis had broken out. In fact Pakistani President General Ayub Kahn visited Washington earlier in the year...

Tamil Tigers Relent – Moscow Says Nyet – The Horserace Goes West – May 14, 1984 0

Tamil Tigers Relent – Moscow Says Nyet – The Horserace Goes West – May 14, 1984

. . . or click on the link here for Audio Player – CBS World News Roundup – May 14, 1984 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection Days of nail-biting and confusion – this May 14th in 1984. Starting with news the Tamil Tigers in Sri Lanka, holding an American couple...