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Tagged: Pol Pot

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June 26, 1997 – An Accident Aboard MIR And Where In The World Is Pol Pot?

June 26, 1997 – BBC World Service News Hour – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – June 26, 1997 – a nail biting day for the crew of MIR Space Station, recovering from a collision with a cargo ship the day before, the crew were working in the dark to conserve...

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January 7, 1979 – Pol Pot Overthrown 0

January 7, 1979 – Pol Pot Overthrown

January 7, 1979 – CBS Radio Hourly News – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – January 7, 1979 – after some two weeks, large numbers of rebel troops, aided by Vietnamese tanks, seized control of Cambodia, and captured the capitol city of Phnom Penh and overthrow premier Pol Pot. The Hanoi...

Youthquake In Congress – January 16, 1975 0

Youthquake In Congress – January 16, 1975

. . .or click on the link here for Audio Player – NBC Nightly News – January 16, 1975 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection On this day in 1975, something was happening in the House of Representatives that hadn’t happened in living memory; rank and file Democrats voted to oust...

No Deal, No Friendly New Year Greeting – December 30, 1986 0

No Deal, No Friendly New Year Greeting – December 30, 1986

. . . or click on the link here for Audio Player- CBS World News Roundup – December 30, 1986 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection Only a year earlier, on December 30, 1985, President Reagan and Soviet Premier Mikhail Gorbachev exchanged warm New Years greetings and hopes for continued progress...

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South Vietnam – Cambodia – That Was The Week That Was – May 10, 1975

Click on the link here for Audio Player: Further evidence May, historically, has been anything but a dull month. Take for example this past week in 1975. News for the week ending May 11, 1975 was about upheaval, reprisal and fear for the future. With the collapse of...