Tagged: Seoul

Mohammad Mosaddegh - 1951 0

August 23, 1951 -The War In Korea – Mosaddegh And The Oil In Iran

While Truce talks were stalling Korea, sabers were rattling in Iran, this August 23rd in 1951. With accusations flying back and forth between North Korea and the UN forces, it wasn’t looking optimistic that the guns would fall silent any time soon. Meanwhile, a contingent of 10 British warships were...

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March 15, 1939 – About Ruthenia – Parcelling Off Czechoslovakia

March 15, 1939 – Washington Roundup with Theodore A. Huntley – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – March 15, 1939 – In a move that brought a European War inches closer, the Nazi government of Adolf Hitler announced it had taken over the Moravian and Bohemian zones of Czechoslovakia – and...

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March 23, 1985 – Enflamed Political Passion Of The Apartheid Kind

March 23, 1985 – CBS World News Roundup – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – March 23, 1985 – a day where violence and passions ran high in South Africa over the killings of 18 Black Anti-Apartheid protestors. The trouble started after a news conference by President Reagan who commented, in...

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News From The Front – July 28, 1950

– Edward R. Murrow News with Larry Leseur – July 28, 1950 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – The war in Korea was the main news of the day. North Korea was mounting an offensive all along the line separating North and South and involving some 45,000, and possibly as...

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The Sound Of New Rioting – The Sound Of Big Promises – June 9, 1988

Click on the link here for Audio Player – CBS World News Roundup – June 9, 1988 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection Another day, another riot in Seoul, this June 9th in 1988. Students broke out of Youngsan University after a day-long siege with police over their attempts to leave...

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Seoul Goes Gangland – The Shah Takes New York – The Fed Goes Oops – October 28, 1979

Click on the link here for Audio Player – CBS Radio – The World This Week – Week ending October 28, 1979 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection A week loaded with implications for the future, the week ending on October 28th in 1979. First up was the assassination of South...

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Intermediate Applied Fingerpointing – Day 3 – July 9, 1987

Click on the link here for Audio Player: News for July 9, 1987 – CBS World News Roundup – Gordon Skene Sound Collection News for this particular July day in 1987 was focused pretty much on events pertaining to, or talking about, the Middle East – most notably Iran. Iranian...

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April 8, 1967 – Message From The UN: ” I Predict A Long And Protracted War”

Become a Patron! Prophetic and disturbing words from UN Secretary General U Thant, who gave that assessment on the escalating war in Vietnam, this April 8th in 1967, joining a growing swell of voices opposing our further involvement in what was deemed a costly and pointless war. Over the weeks...

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The War In Korea – The Oil In Iran – August 23, 1951

Click on the link here for the newscast: News for August 23, 1951 While Truce talks were stalling Korea, sabers were rattling in Iran, this August 23rd in 1951. With accusations flying back and forth between North Korea and the UN forces, it wasn’t looking optimistic that the guns would...