Tagged: The New York Times

Jerusalem wedding Hall

May 25, 2001 – A Building Collapse In Jerusalem; For Once, No Terrorism- Bob Dylan At 60

May 25, 2001 – BBC World Service News – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – May 25, 2001 – The collapse of a wedding hall during festivities in Jerusalem brought the instant assumption of a terrorist bombing. But after a few minutes, it was determined the Versailles Wedding Hall, hosting a...

Supporters of Slobodan Milosevic

March 30, 2001 – A Night Of Drama In Belgrade – A Day Of Foot-And-Mouth In North Carolina

March 30, 2001 – CBS World News Roundup: Late Edition – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – March 30, 2001 – Drama in Belgrade this day. A crowd of supporters of converged on the home of former Yugoslav President Slobodan Milosevic as reports circulated of his imminent arrest. A convoy of...

Last night it was 1972 - This morning it's 1959

You Live In L.A. – You’re A Teenager – Last Night It Was 1972 – This Morning It’s 1959 – You Are Perplexed

KFWB at KMET – 1972 – Hour 12 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – KMET is your radio station – every button on your car radio is locked into 94.7 – you swear by everything they play. You trust the jocks will guide you in the right direction – they’ve...

Kenneth Lay - Enron scandal

February 12, 2002 – A Heightened State Of Alert – An Enron State Of Mind

February 12, 2002 – NPR News – All Things Considered – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – February 12, 2002 – A day which would sound all-too familiar for the months and years ahead. A heightened state of alert, based on information received from inmates at Guantanamo of a pending Terrorist...

Released American Hostages

January 24, 1981 – Decompression Time – Release Of American Hostages: Trauma And Questions

January 24, 1981 – CBS World News Roundup – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – January 24, 1981 – The American hostages, held for 444 days at the Embassy in Tehran had been released some days earlier and flown to Wiesbaden West Germany, before continuing on to home in the U.S....

Martin Luther King

Martin Luther King In Chicago – 1965 – Past Daily Birthday Edition

Martin Luther King – Address At Chicago Rally – Extended Excerpt – July 26, 1965 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Martin Luther King – we celebrate his birth today. A celebration that would have been unthinkable 53 years ago, when this address was delivered at a Rally in Chicago....

Admiral Poindexter

November 29, 1986 – Iran-Contra: Shredders Working Overtime

November 29, 1986 – CBS World News Roundup – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – November 29, 1986 – A day loaded with intrigue over the growing scandal of Iran-Contra. “The paper shredder was really humming at the National Security Council’s offices” – according to a report in the New York...

India- China border War - Nov. 1962

November 22, 1962 – Showdown On Tax Reform – Taking A Breather In The India-China War

November 22, 1962 – NBC Radio News Of The World – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – November 22, 1962 – A busy Thanksgiving Day in 1962. On Capitol Hill, an uproar over the new Tax Reform package and fears it may be shot down. Congressional leaders were putting the brakes...

Carter - Middle East

November 16, 1978 – Middle East: Escalating Suspense – Suspended Peace

November 16, 1978 – CBS World News Roundup – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – November 16, 1978 – A day of suspense and suspended animation in the Middle East. Egyptian President was sending his vice-President Hosni Mubarak to convey a message to President Carter: Egypt cannot accept a Peace Treaty...