Tagged: South Vietnam

Demonstrations in Rome - 1969

March 2, 1969 – World Amok With Hot-Spots – View From The International Press

  March 2, 1969 – NET – World Press Review – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – March 2, 1969 – Not that America had more than it’s fair share of issues and problems to deal with, seems the entire world was either in a state of demonstration or verging n...

Lech Walesa

December 21, 1981 – Poland’s Military Goes After The Church – Arrests And Threats

December 21, 1981 – CBS Hourly News – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – December 21, 1981 – The odyssey of Poland continues. With government crackdowns and now threats of moving after the Roman Catholic Church as it imposed martial Law, a state of perpetual volatility spread throughout the country. Latest...

The Gloomy Message From Saigon – July 20, 1965

The Gloomy Message From Saigon – July 20, 1965

– WCBS News + CBS World News Roundup – July 20, 1965 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Fifty years ago today, we were looking at a Summer awash with gloomy reports, agitated people and uncertain times. After a whirlwind 5-day fact-finding tour of South Vietnam, Defense Secretary McNamara boarded...

Making The Case For War – June 30, 1966

Making The Case For War – June 30, 1966

  . . . LBJ – Address In Omaha, Nebraska – June 30, 1966 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection Hot on the heels of Robert McNamara‘s announcement the day before of stepped up air raids over North Vietnam, President Johnson went on the road to make the sales pitch, this...

Bombing The North – June 29, 1966

Bombing The North – June 29, 1966

. . . or click on the link here for Audio Player – NBC Radio – Bombs In the North – Special Report – June 29, 1966 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection. On this day, 49 years ago – the Vietnam War escalated one more notch. In what was known...

The Roots Of Violence – A Conversation With Rollo May – 1970

The Roots Of Violence – A Conversation With Rollo May – 1970

. . . or click on the link here for Audio Player – Speaking Freely: The Roots Of Violence – Dr. Rollo May – Dec. 1970 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection. With the events of 45 years ago shaking America pretty much to its core, the subject turned to the...

‘Remain Calm And Put Down Your Arms’ – April 29, 1975

‘Remain Calm And Put Down Your Arms’ – April 29, 1975

. . . or click on the link here for audio Play – CBS Radio – News, Bulletins and Specials – April 29, 1975 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection. 40 years ago today, on April 29, 1975 the war in Vietnam came to an end. In an address to the...

The Lt. Calley Case – April 8, 1971

The Lt. Calley Case – April 8, 1971

. . . or click on the link here for Audio Player – The Lt. Calley Case – NBC Radio – April 8, 1971 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection In what was one of most widely publicized and discussed episodes of the Vietnam War came in the form of an...

Escape From Danang – March 27, 1975

Escape From Danang – March 27, 1975

. . . or click on the link here for Audio Player – NBC Nightly News – March 27, 1975 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection. As the odyssey of Vietnam wound up the last remaining weeks, the panic spread and the evacuations continued. This time is was Danang; second largest...

Peering Down The Rabbit Hole – Secretary Of State Dean Rusk On Vietnam – September 15, 1963

Click on the link here for Audio Player – ABC Radio: Issues and Answers – Secretary of State Dean Rusk – September 15, 1963 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection Even in 1963, there were questions being asked over our increasing involvement in the affairs of South Vietnam. Earlier in the...