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Preparing for War - September 1990

September 9, 1990 – The One Day Summit And Seeing Eye To Eye

September 9, 1990 – News for this day was almost entirely about the growing crisis in the Middle East and the preparations being set for what would be an eventuality. A one-day summit in Helsinki between George Bush and Mikhail Gorbachev yielded some astonishingly positive results. Astonishing in the sense...

Moscow: August 19, 1991

August 19, 1991 – Tanks In The Streets Of Moscow

August 19, 1991 – CBS Radio News – Special Report -Gordon Skene Sound Collection – August 19, 1991 was a shocking and ominous day for just about everyone, particularly if you were living in Moscow. A coup was underway; orchestrated by hardliners and some Military leaders who saw the Glasnost...

Eisenhower – Science And National Security – 1957 – Past Daily Reference Room

Eisenhower – Science And National Security – 1957 – Past Daily Reference Room

. . . or click on the link here for Audio Player – President Eisenhower Address: Science And National Security – November 7, 1957 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection As the Cold War intensified and the Space Race was roaring ahead full-speed, the biggest fear facing Capitol Hill was America...