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Tagged: United States Armed Forces

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January 18, 1991 – Skies Over Baghdad – Scuds Over Tel-Aviv

January 18, 1991 – CBS World News Roundup – CBS News Updates – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – January 18, 1991 – With news flashing across TV screens and radios that Operation Desert Storm had begun, this day was the first full day of action in what would eventually lead...

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October 5, 1987 – L.A. Shakes And Bakes

October 5, 1987 – CBS World News Roundup – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – October 5, 1987 – Day 4 and the earth kept shaking around Southern California. In what became known as the Whittier Narrows Earthquake, scores of aftershocks kept nervous Angelenos running for doorways and staying out of...

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September 26, 1991 – 55 Hours In Baghdad And A Word From Kimberly Bergalis

September 26, 1991 – CBS World News Roundup – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – September 26, 1991 – a day which marked some 55 hours since Iraqi security forces detained a team of UN nuclear inspectors in a Baghdad parking lot. The team uncovered what was called a “goldmine” of...

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President Eisenhower – Report On The 83rd Congress – August 6, 1953 – Past Daily Reference Room

President Eisenhower and his report to the nation – the report card on the 83rd Congress, delivered August 6, 1953. As was the custom, President Eisenhower delivered a report card to the nation, a status report on how Congress was doing as it was adjourned for the Summer and heading...

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To Be A College President In 1970 – Past Daily Reference Room

Comment – Former President of Wisconsin State College Fred Harrington – May 2, 1971 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Since we’re coming up on an anniversary – the shootings at Kent State during an anti-War Protest, on May 4,1970, I was reminded of how embattled the position of College...

Condition Of Ruins – A Walk Around Berlin – July 1945 – Past Daily Reference Room 0

Condition Of Ruins – A Walk Around Berlin – July 1945 – Past Daily Reference Room

– BBC World Service – London Column – July 25, 1945 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – As the war was going through its final phase in the Pacific, the War in Europe was now over and the herculean task of putting the broken pieces back together had begun. London...

The Efforts To Wage Peace – San Francisco Conference – May 26, 1945 0

The Efforts To Wage Peace – San Francisco Conference – May 26, 1945

. . . or click on the link here for Audio Player – United Nations: Report From San Francisco Number 5 – May 26, 1945 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection. While the war continued in the Pacific, efforts to establish a lasting and workable peace in Europe, which would eventually...

A Few Words From Shirley Chisholm – 1972 – Speaking Of Candidates – Past Daily Reference Room 0

A Few Words From Shirley Chisholm – 1972 – Speaking Of Candidates – Past Daily Reference Room

. . . or click on the link here for Audio Player – 30 Minutes with: Shirley Chisholm – April 28, 1972 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection. With the announcement this past Sunday of Hillary Clinton’s intentions to run for the White House in 2016, I was reminded when another...