Tagged: United Nations Security Council

French soldiers in Algiers

April 18, 1956 – Sniping In Israel – Endless Deaths In Algeria – Forever Hopeful At The UN

April 18, 1956 – News Of The Day – Various newscasts – Mutual Broadcasting – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – April 18, 1956. If you were around on this day you would be hearing news that had a roughly familiar ring to it. Factions forwarding an agenda of Independence from...

Pro-Gaddafi Demonstration

January 5, 1989 – Tripoli Has An Attack Of Whim-Whams

January 5, 1989 – CBS World News Roundup – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – January 5, 1989 – The United Nations Security Council was slated to meet for urgent closed-door consultations on this day to discuss Libya’s protest of American shoot-down of Libyan MIG’s over the Mediterranean. No public meeting...

Kabul Afghanistan - Dec. 1979

December 27, 1979 – The View From Tehran – The View From Kabul.

December 27, 1979 – CBS Hourly News + Dan Rather: News And Comment – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – December 27, 1979 – With the crisis over the 50 American hostages, held captive in Tehran ramping up at the United Nations, the situation in the Afghanistan capital of Kabul was...

Iraq Military parade

November 27, 1990 – Iraq: Moving Closer To A High-Noon Ultimatum

November 27, 1990 – CBS World News Roundup – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – November 27. 1990 -News for this day was about the crisis in the Persian Gulf. The United Nations began taking evidence of alleged Iraqi torture, executions and looting in Kuwait and was moving closer to a...

Formosa Strait Crisis - 1958

September 11, 1958 – A Flare-Up Over Formosa – Pres. Eisenhower Addresses the Situation In Formosa Strait

September 11, 1958 – President Eisenhower – Address to Nation over situation in Formosa – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – September 11, 1958 – a day of saber-rattling and military overtures. The long-running dispute over The People’s Republic of China (Communist) versus The Republic of China (Nationalist), and claimed territory...

The 1981 Baseball Strike

June 12, 1981 – The Great Baseball Strike Of 1981

June 12, 1981 – CBS World News Roundup + Newsbreak + Hourly News – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – June 12, 1981 – America‘s Great National Pastime took a vacation this day. With talks between Players and Team Owners breaking down one last time, a strike was called and the...

1946 Coal Miners Strike

May 16, 1946 – A Coal Miner’s Strike, A National Disruption

May 16, 1946 – MBS: Frazier Hunt News And Commentary – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – May 16, 1946 – on this day, 71 years ago, the country was feeling the affects of a crippling Coal Strike, as called by Union President John L. Lewis. And even though negotiations were...

Telephone Operators on Strike- April 1947

April 12, 1947 – “We’re Settling Down For A Long Strike”.

April 12, 1947 – Alka-Seltzer News Of The World – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – April 12, 1947 – Strikes and strife. The Telephone Operators Union was going on strike, and union officials promised it would be a long one. Telephone Operators in 1947 were crucial to communication between people...