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Tagged: Russia

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May 9, 1990 – Rampaging Through Seoul – A Military Parade In Moscow

May 9, 1990 – CBS World News Roundup – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – May 9, 1990. Much as there was celebration and a massive military parade in Moscow, celebrating Russia’s defeat of Nazism on this day in 1945, there were riots in the streets of Seoul South Korea. One...

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May 7, 1945 – VE Day And Mixed Signals

May 7, 1945 – NBC Radio Continuous coverage – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Even though the war in Europe had ended, and witnesses saw the signing of the surrender documents, the official word on the actual surrender, word from Allied Headquarters wasn’t quite coming. News had broken earlier by...

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Konrad Adenauer And Cold-War Germany – 1960 – Past Daily Reference Room

Konrad Adenauer – Meet The Press – March 20, 1960 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – West German Chancellor Konrad Adenauer, oldest elected Statesman ever to function in office (according to British historian Roy Jenkins) was in Washington ahead of the much-anticipated Summit between President Eisenhower and Chairman Khruschev of...

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Seiji Ozawa And The Boston Symphony Play Music Of Frank Martin And Gustav Mahler – 1977 – Past Daily Mid-Week Concert

Boston Symphony – Seiji Ozawa, cond. Opening of 97th Winter Season – September 27, 1977 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – The Boston Symphony in concert this week – another historic performance featuring Music Director Seiji Ozawa at the opening concert of the 97th Winter season. Two works are performed...