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Cold War Europe 1947

December 10, 1947 – The Wages Of Cold War – The Price Of Modern Living

Patrons get the audio for free: Become a Patron! News for this December 10th in 1947 was about the Cold War and the hotbeds of upheaval in this post-War world. The Paris strikes had calmed down, as a rift was forming between the French Communists and Moscow. Rumors of Communist...

Israeli Elections 2006

March 28, 2006 – Israel Heads To The Polls

March 28, 2006 – Israeli Elections – Special Report from Kol Israel Radio – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – March 28, 2006 – A busy day in Middle-East politics. Israel held its legislative elections amid concerns over the health of Prime Minister Ariel Sharon, who had suffered a debilitating stroke...

Colin Powell - ending months of speculation

November 8, 1995 – Colin Powell Declines – Investigations In The Rabin Assassination –

November 8, 1995 – CBS World News Roundup – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – November 8, 1995 – ending months of speculation over whether he would seek the White House or not, Gen. Colin Powell laid all speculation to rest by responding to repeated questions about a run for the...

Argentine Prisoners - Falkland Islands

June 19, 1982 – No Crying For Argentina – Broken Ceasefires Over Beirut

June 19, 1982 – CBS World News Roundup – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – June 19, 1982 – A day of mixed messages and signals. With the ceasefire officially broken in Beirut, fighting continued between PLO forces and Israeli troops. Israel resumed its bombing of Beirut and firing on PLO...

Leonard Bernstein

Charles Munch With The Boston Symphony In An American Premier By Leonard Bernstein – 1964 – Past Daily Weekend Gramophone

  Leonard Bernstein – Symphony Nr. 3 “Kaddish” – Boston Symphony, conducted by Charles Munch – January 10, 1964 – BSO Broadcast An American premier of a work by one of Americas most notable Cultural figures; Leonard Bernstein. His Symphony Number 3, subtitled Kaddish was dedicated as a memorial to...

January 18, 1957 – Around The World In 45 Hours

January 18, 1957 – Around The World In 45 Hours

January 18, 1957 – Edward R. Murrow and the News – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – January 18, 1957; a day where circling the globe took 45 hours, and brokering peace deals took an eternity. A lot of contrasts, this day. Beginning with news that the U.S. Airforce successfully completed...

While America Takes The Day Off; Hanging Chads – November 23, 2000

While America Takes The Day Off; Hanging Chads – November 23, 2000

– BBC World Service – Newshour – November 23, 2000 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – As America was knee-deep in Hanging Chads and the controversy surrounding the Presidential election and the vote count, news outlets throughout the rest of the world on this day were weighing in on it...

Assassination of Yitzhak Rabin - 1995

Senseless Act – The Assassination of Yitzhak Rabin November 4, 1995

– Ytzhak Rabin Assassination Reports and Pres. Clinton Statement – November 4, 1995 – NPR – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Editors Note: As a reminder that words, no matter how seemingly innocent or misconstrued, can have devastating effects on those who are susceptible, those who are unbalanced, and those...

Out Of One Frying Pan – October 10, 1945

Click on the link here for Audio Player – WOR News – October 10, 1945 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection With the War over, and peace settling in, October 10th, 1945 was a day loaded with transition, and frustration, and a new set of concerns. Domestically, the adjustment to peacetime...

Swaps And Swipes – April 2, 1987

Click on the link here for Audio Player – CBS World News Roundup – April 2, 1987 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection A day loaded with Politics and arm-twisting, this April 2nd, 1987. Starting with a heavy dose of back-slapping and promises from the Reagan White House in order to...