Tagged: Pope John Paul II

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July 11, 1983 – “Don’t Worry About Me – I Am Fine” – Emanuela Orlandi Mystery

July 11, 1983 – CBS World News Roundup + 9:00 am network news – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – July 11, 1983 – News for this day started with word on the mysterious disappearance of 15-year old Emanuela Orlandi, whose father was an employee of the Vatican and whose kidnapping...

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June 16, 1983 – Pope John Paul II Arrives In Poland

June 16, 1983 – CBS World News Roundup – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – June 16, 1983 – News for this day was all about the goings on in Poland. Pope John Paul II arrived in Warsaw to huge crowds and nervous politicians as the Pontif sought to heal wounds...

Pleas For Peace, Blessings For War, Fights For Millions – June 12, 1982

Pleas For Peace, Blessings For War, Fights For Millions – June 12, 1982

. . .or click on the link here for Audio Player – News for June 12, 1982 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection A busy day of ironies, this June 12th in 1982. While protests massed in New York for what was projected to be the biggest Anti-Nuclear Protest in history,...

Coronation Of A Pope – Pope Pius XII – March 12, 1939 – Past Daily Reference Room

Coronation Of A Pope – Pope Pius XII – March 12, 1939 – Past Daily Reference Room

. . . or click on the link here for Audio Player – Mutual/Vatican Radio – Coronation of Pope Pius XII – March 12, 1939 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection. Upon the Death of Pope Pius XI, the former Cardinal Secretary of State Eugenio Pacelli, ascended to the position of...

Camilla Says Yes – Mahmud Says No – February 11, 2005

Camilla Says Yes – Mahmud Says No – February 11, 2005

. . .or click on the link here for Audio Player – BBC World Service – The World Today – February 11, 2005 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection. Ten years ago today – Britain’s Prince Charles announced his engagement to longtime Mistress Camilla Parker Bowles, from then on to be...

Bringing Central America To The Boil – January 15, 1984

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...

The Official Press Says Poland Is Calm – December 15, 1981

. . . or click on the link here for Audio Player – CBS Radio Hourly News – December 15, 1981 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection A world of unease, this December 15th in 1981. Starting with news of a purported calm descending over Poland in wake of the latest...

Raoul Cedras And The Awkward Moments – September 22, 1994

Click on the link here for Audio Player – CBS World News Roundup – September 22, 1994 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection News for this first day of Autumn in 1994 had much to do with the ongoing situation in Haiti. With U.S. troops having landed on the Island nation...

One Hostage Down – Fifty-Two To Go – And ‘Like Magic, Drunks Have Disappeared From Parks’ – July 11, 1980

Click on the link here for Audio Player – CBS News – Firstline Report – World News Roundup – Newsbreak – July 11, 1980 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection An interesting news day, this July 11th in 1980. It started off with a look at the upcoming Moscow Olympics, which...

Passing Of The Great One – June 25, 1987

Click on the link here for Audio Player – CBS World News Roundup – June 25, 1987 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection A sad day, this June 25th in 1987. News of the passing of Jackie Gleason, comedian and early television legend had slipped peacefully away the previous evening, losing...