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Tagged: Terrorism

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The World Stopped At Utøya – Terror Paints Oslo – July 23-25, 2011

July 25, 2011 – BBC World News – Report on Oslo terror attack aftermath – BBC World Service July 25, 2011 – a day of vigils and soul-searching. The worst terror attack in Norway since World War 2 left the country reeling, devastated and in shock. The gunman, 32 year-old...

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Terror With A Familiar Face – Oklahoma City Bombing – April 19, 1995

. . . or click on the link here for Audio Player- CBS Radio – News reports – April 19, 1995 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection 20 years ago tomorrow, the shocking news that “something” was detonated outside the Federal Building in Oklahoma City, and that loss of life was...

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544 Days And Counting – February 24, 1941

. . . or click on the link here for Audio Player – News Of The World – February 24, 1941 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection. This day in 1941 marked the 544th day since the conflict began. The U.S. was still not involved in the shooting side of things,...

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It Would be An Extraordinary Coincidence If It Was a Coincidence – September 11, 2001

Click on the link here for Audio Player – NPR: Morning Edition – Bob Edwards – September 11, 2001 At the time, people were hard-pressed to call it a terrorist act. It seemed unconscionable that anyone would intentionally fly a plane directly into the World Trade Center. But when a...

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Learning A New Word: Entebee – July 6, 1976

A very busy news day, this July 6, 1976. Starting with news of the daring Israeli raid on Entebbe Airport in Uganda overnight, where Palestinian terrorists were holding 100 Israelis, bound for Paris, in a hostage exchange demand. All hostages arrived at Tel-Aviv safe and Ugandan dictator Idi Amin was...