Tagged: Rex Tillerson

Supporters of Slobodan Milosevic

March 30, 2001 – A Night Of Drama In Belgrade – A Day Of Foot-And-Mouth In North Carolina

March 30, 2001 – CBS World News Roundup: Late Edition – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – March 30, 2001 – Drama in Belgrade this day. A crowd of supporters of converged on the home of former Yugoslav President Slobodan Milosevic as reports circulated of his imminent arrest. A convoy of...

South Africa reaction to Benjamin Moloise execution

October 19, 1985 – Achille Lauro Aftermath – Benjamin Moloise Aftermath

October 19, 1985 – CBS World News Roundup – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – October 19, 1985 – A day of reactions and protest. Anti-American sentiment was running high in Rome as an emissary of the White House arrived for discussions over the Italian stance on the Achille Lauro hijacking...

Henry Kissinger

October 12, 1972 – Vietnam Peace Speculation And A Nothing Burger Named Watergate.

October 12, 1972 – NBC Nightly News – Audio – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – October 12, 1972. A Presidential election campaign in full-swing and Vietnam peace negotiations in Paris were looking hopeful. Henry Kissinger came back to Washington after four days of private meetings with North Vietnams top negotiators...

Falklands War -UK Newspaper Headines

May 24, 1982 – Falkland Islands: Diplomatic Options: Out – Military Options: In

May 24, 1982 – CBS World News Roundup – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – May 24, 1982 – The Falkland Islands conflict/war. As Number 10 Downing Street put it: “All Diplomatic options are out and all Military options are in”. As British troops came ashore, taking up positions and moving...

Lithuania Independence 1990

March 27, 1990 – Looking To Lithuania.

March 27, 1990 – CBS World News Roundup – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – March 27, 1990 – the continuing story of breakaway republics from the Soviet Union. This time it was Lithuania – and this time Soviet President Mikhail Gorbachev decided to play hardball. He sent his troops after...

Pussy Riot

Pussy Riot – Putin zazhigayet kostry – 2012 – Nights At The Round Table

Pussy Riot – Putin zazhigayet kostry – August 2012 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection Pussy Riot – remember them? The Russian Punk band/Social movement who grabbed the world’s attention with a little ditty entitled Putin zazhigayet kostry (Putin Lights Fires)? And subsequently landed two of the band members in Prison...

UN Troops in Somalia

December 16, 1992 – Situation In Somalia

December 16, 1992 – CBS World News Roundup – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – December 16, 1992 – The view from Somalia. As US troops landed in the war-torn town of Baidoa, and together with UN Peacekeepers began the process of delivering food supplies to starving locals. Fears of resistance...