Tagged: Saudi Arabia

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November 25, 1990 – Desert Storm Clouds – Suicide Bombers In Lebanon – Riots In Seoul.

While the saber-rattling continued to ramp up in the Middle East over Iraq and its invasion of Kuwait, this November 25th in 1990, there was more going on in other areas of the region.  An incident on the Egyptian-Israeli border, where a border guard was arrested on suspicion of firing...

Women and Wretched Excess

October 2, 1976 – Pressing Flesh, Earl Butz And Women’s Little Drug And Alcohol Problem

Patrons get freebies – like this news broadcast: Become a Patron! For the week ending on October 2nd in 1976, it was a busy flurry of news. Starting with the adjournment of the 94th Congress and assessments, blame and praise handed out to anyone willing to analyze. President Ford was...

Attorney General Edwin Meese

April 2, 1988 – Corruption, Shuttle Diplomacy, And Condition Alpha

April 2, 1988 – CBS World News Roundup – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – April 2, 1988 – A busy news day and not all of it was happening at home. Starting with news from Panama about dictator Manuel Noriega and considerations over stepping up pressure on the Military strongman...

Ticket to the Circus

January 11, 1999 – Getting Ready For The Circus – Getting Bluster From Iraq

January 11, 1999 – CBS World News Roundup – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – January 11, 1999 – A day with a lot of news going for it. Between pending Impeachment trials and saber rattling from Iraq there was enough to keep just about everyone occupied, at least for a...

George H.W. Bush

January 1, 1989 – Dawning Of The Age Of Bush – Where We Stood In 1989

  January 1, 1989 – CBS Radio – Where We Stand 1989 – Hourly News – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – January 1, 1989 – As the world slowly rolled out of bed, partly hung-over, partly staring at just another day, it was clear we were heading into the last...

French former Hostage Aurel Cornea

December 26, 1986 – A Mile-High Gun Battle – A Hostage Release

December 26, 1986 – CBS World News Roundup – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – December 26, 1986 – You would think that, during the holidays, violence, mayhem, tragedy and hostage dramas would take the day off. But no, seems the best time as ever to stage something harrowing or dramatic...

Senate Majority Leader Trent Lott

December 20, 2002 – Trent Lott Steps Down – Troop Strength Ramps Up

December 20, 2002 – NPR – All Things Considered – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – December 20, 2002 – Another day, another scandal on Capitol Hill. This time the recipient was Senator Trent Lott (R-Miss.) who, despite his adamance about staying on, announced he would be stepping down as Senate...

Gay March - London

November 16, 1969 – Okay To Be Gay In The UK

Newsfront – Discussion on The Wolfenden Report – November 16, 1969 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – November 16, 1969 – News for this day, from the NET Nightly program Newsfront, was mostly devoted to recent changes in British Law legalizing Homosexuality. Based on findings from The Wolfenden Report, the...

President Bush - On Tour

November 17, 1990 – The Bush European/Middle East Tour – A Flurry Of Back-Slapping And Atta-Boys

November 17, 1990 -CBS World News Roundup – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – November 17, 1980 – President George H.W. Bush goes on tour of Europe and pays a visit to the troops in the Persian Gulf. On this day, he traveled to Czechoslovakia to visit with President Vaclav Havel...