Tagged: The Pentagon

White House Press Room - 1957

When A President Suffers A Stroke – Eisenhower’s Health Scare – November 26, 1957 – Past Daily Reference Room

NBC Radio – News Bulletin on President Eisenhower – November 26, 1957 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – When President Eisenhower suffered his first heart attack in 1955, concerns mounted over the health of the President; would he step down due to health reasons, would his vice-President Richard Nixon fulfill...

Anti-British Demonstrations in Tehran - August 1951

August 21, 1951 – The Anglo-Iranian Oil Dispute

August 21, 1951 – Don Hollenbeck and the News – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – August 21, 1951 – A day tensions ratcheted up between Britain and Iran over oil and the stalemate in negotiations over supervision and profits for the British in running the Anglo-Iranian Oil Company. From London...

Djibouti Independence 1977

June 27, 1977 – A Fire In Tennessee – A New Leader For NAACP – Independence In Djibouti

June 27, 1977 – CBS World News Roundup – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – June 27, 1977 – a day of contrasts throughout the world. Beginning with news of a tragic fire in a Columbia Tennessee jail which took the lives of some 42 prisoners and visitors is what was...

Thor Heyerdahl - Stockholm Conference 1972

Thor Heyerdahl Has A Few Words About The Environment – Our Planet – The Ocean – 1972 Stockholm Conference

Thor Heyerdahl -Lecture given at the Stockholm Conference On The Environment 1972 – CBC Transcription Service – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – To those of you who may not be familiar, Thor Heyerdahl was an adventurer and Ethnographer, whose studies of the Ocean, ancient cultures and anthropology stimulated considerable interest...

August 26, 1986 - lake Nyos in Cameroon

August 26, 1986 – Tale Of The Exploding Lake

August 26, 1986 – CBS World News Roundup – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – August 26, 30 years ago today – A seismic and Volcanic surprise in the African nation of Cameroon – one of the rare volcanos situation under a lake, erupted and spewed lethal carbon dioxide gas and...

Panama Handover - Dec. 14, 1999

Terrorists, Tripp And An Early Handover – December 14, 1999

December 14, 1999 – CBS World News Roundup – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Terrorists, threats and scandals marked much of this December 14th in 1999 – inching closer to the end of the millennium and a lot of news being crammed into the last couple of weeks. The threat...

Love In America 1955 – Past Daily Weekend Gallimaufry

Love In America 1955 – Past Daily Weekend Gallimaufry

– Love In America – Conversation 1955 – NBC Radio – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Love in America in 1955. It didn’t seem like such a hot-button topic, but people were starting to question things; the status quo, the reason why some traditions were the way they were. In...