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Tagged: Philippines

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March 20, 1942 – Gen. MacArthur: “With Every Expectation Of Going Back To The Philippines’.

March 20, 1942 – Alka-Seltzer News Of The World With John W. Vandercook – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – March 20, 1942. News for this day was a mixed bag of hopefulness and dread. The hopeful news came in the form of General Douglas MacArthur who had managed to relocate...

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Angelic Upstarts In Session 1978 – Past Daily Soundbooth

Angelic Upstarts – In session for John Peel – October 30, 1978 – BBC Radio 1 – Angelic Upstarts – the politically charged side of Punk. Considered by many to be one of the most thought-provoking bands of the era, Angelic Upstarts were anti-fascist and espoused a socialist working class...

February 11, 1942 – The Situation Is Worse, But It’s Better 1

February 11, 1942 – The Situation Is Worse, But It’s Better

February 11, 1942 – News Of The World – NBC Red Network – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – February 11, 1942 – news for this day was ominous, sketchy and strange. The situation in Singapore was described in London as growing worse, but in some ways it was getting better....

Adapting To The Rhythm Of War – December 18, 1941 0

Adapting To The Rhythm Of War – December 18, 1941

– War News – December 18, 1941 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – As the fever of War swept over most of the world on this December 18th in 1941, the reporting of it settled into a certain rhythm, a kind of endless repetition of hot-spots and casualty counts. America...

Let The Slinging Begin – October 28, 1988 0

Let The Slinging Begin – October 28, 1988

– CBS World News Roundup – October 28, 1988 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – With the election only a few days away, this October 28th in 1988, Democratic Presidential hopeful Michael Dukakis admitted during an interview with Dan Rather that he may have started a bit late with negative...

Bringing Central America To The Boil – January 15, 1984 0

Bringing Central America To The Boil – January 15, 1984

. . . or click on the link here for Audio Player – ABC World News This Week – Week ending January 15, 1984 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection. Thirty-one years ago this week, the simmering stew of politics and saber-rattling hit the boiling point in Central America. With news...

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‘I Shall Return’ – October 20, 1944

Click on the link here for Audio Player – News Of The World – October 20, 1944 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection On this day 70 years ago, a promise made by General MacArthur as he was leaving the besieged islands of The Philippines that he would return, became fact....