Tagged: Prague

Coming To A Warsaw Pact Country Near You – November 25, 1989 0

Coming To A Warsaw Pact Country Near You – November 25, 1989

. . . or click on the link here for Audio Player – ABC Radio News – November 25, 1989 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection Hot on the heels of the dismantled Berlin Wall came sweeping protests throughout the Communist Bloc countries of Eastern Europe, this November 25th in 1989....

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We’re From The Kremlin . . .We’re Here To Help – Soviet Invasion Of Czechoslovakia 1968 – Past Daily Reference Room

Click on the link here for Audio Player – NBC Radio – Second Sunday Series: Revolution In Revolt – 1968 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection As a reminder that the situation in Crimea and The Ukraine are not new and provocative moves made by Moscow towards neighbors, has been a...

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Asking Moscow For Help In 1968 – Soviet Takeover Comes To Prague – Past Daily Weekend Reference Room

Click on the link here for Audio Player – CBS Radio Net Alert Bulletin – Czech Crisis – August 20, 1968 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection With the latest news regarding the Ukraine, the situation in Crimea and reports of Russian troops crossing the Ukraine border, it all has a...

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Viktoria Postnikova And Gennady Rozhdestvensky With The BBC Symphony At The 1979 Prague Spring Festival – Past Daily Mid-Week Concert

Click here for the Audio Player – Prague Spring Festival, 1979 – BBC Symphony, conducted by Gennadi Rozhdestvensky with Pianist Viktoria Postnikova – Part 1 Click here for the Audio Player – Prague Spring Festival, 1979 – BBC Symphony, conducted by Gennadi Rozhdestvensky with Pianist Viktoria Postnikova – Part 2...

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Pixies In Concert At The Olympia – 2013 – Nights At The Roundtable: Special As-It-Happens Edition

Click on the link here for Audio Player- The Pixies in concert at l’Olympia, Paris – broadcast live by Le Mouv’ – September 30, 2013 As promised last night, here is a special edition of the Roundtable, featuring a live-as-it-happened concert, kicking off the Continental leg of their European tour...

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The Ominous Rumble Of Tanks – The End Of Prague Spring – August 20, 1968

Become a Patron! Further evidence that August is a month for upheavals. On the 20th of August in 1968, during the early morning hours, residents in Prague and outlying areas were awakened to the sound of rumbling tanks and squadrons of MIGs. In one swift move, Moscow decided Prague Spring and...

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Soviet Tanks In Prague – August 20, 1968

Click on the link here for audio player: Soviet Invasion of Czechoslovakia – 1968 Even though news during this August in 1968 was primarily about the upcoming Democratic Convention in Chicago, the just finished Republican Convention in Miami and the ongoing protests to the Vietnam War, news for this August...