Tagged: South Korea

Student riots - 1990

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...

UN General Assembly - 1951

Sir Gladwyn Jebb And The United Nations Growing Pains Of 1951 – Past Daily Reference Room

Meet The Press – Sir Gladwyn Jebb – British Ambassador to UN – September 4, 1951 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – The United Nations – in 1951 the organization was 6 years old and experiencing growing pains and ridicule. The growing pains came from the steady stream of newly...

Czech President Hacha

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...

Korean War - February 1951

February 16, 1951 – Stalin Chimes In About Korea – America Chimes In About Europe

  February 16, 1951 – Edward R. Murrow and the news- Gordon Skene Sound Collection – February 16, 1951 – A day filled with Cold War, Korea and uncertainty. Starting with word from Soviet Premier Stalin, voicing his opinion for the first time in a while, that the U.S. was...

Pro-Gaddafi Demonstration

January 5, 1989 – Tripoli Has An Attack Of Whim-Whams

January 5, 1989 – CBS World News Roundup – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – January 5, 1989 – The United Nations Security Council was slated to meet for urgent closed-door consultations on this day to discuss Libya’s protest of American shoot-down of Libyan MIG’s over the Mediterranean. No public meeting...

Kim Jong Il

November 21, 1991 – Bush Civil Rights 1991 – The Riddle Of Pyongyang

November 21, 1991 – CBS World News Roundup – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – November 21, 1991 – An historic day for different reasons. One – President Bush signed into law the Civil Rights Act of 1991 and Two – North Korea‘s Kim Jong Il was back in the news,...

Jesse Unruh

Jesse Unruh – California Power Broker – 1966 – Past Daily Reference Room

Jesse Unruh – Meet The Press – November 19, 1966 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Jesse Unruh – a name that doesn’t ring many bells these days, even in California, unless you’re a Political Science Major, go to USC and attend the Jesse Unruh Institute of Politics or spend...

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...

African-American Teenagers - 1951

Before It Was Rock, It Was Race – WDIA, Memphis: Sepia Swing Club 1951 – Past Daily Pop Chronicles

WDIA, Memphis – Sepia Swing Club – December 17, 1951 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Teenagers in segregated America. Before the dawn of Rock n’Roll it was called Race Music. And it was Blues, Jump Blues and Bop. And it was just after World War 2, right around the...