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Tagged: United States Marine Corps

Beirut - October 24, 1983 0

October 24, 1983 – An Aftermath In Beirut

Get it for free when you become a Patron: Become a Patron! October 24, 1983 – Beirut Bombing aftermath – President Reagan Press Conference – CBS Radio – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – October 24, 1983 – The aftermath of the bombing of Marine Barracks and a French Army Command...

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Beirut - October 24, 1983 0

October 24, 1983 – An Aftermath In Beirut

  October 24, 1983 – Beirut Bombing aftermath – President Reagan Press Conference – CBS Radio – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – October 24, 1983 – The aftermath of the bombing of Marine Barracks and a French Army Command Post in Beirut, Lebanon was still unfolding. The number of casualties...

Pearl Harbor – In The Manner Of Surprise – December 7, 1941 0

Pearl Harbor – In The Manner Of Surprise – December 7, 1941

– News for December 7, 1941 – Pearl Harbor Attack – NBC Radio Reports – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Pearl Harbor, December 7, 1941 – otherwise known as the Day Of Infamy. A surprise attack on the U.S. Naval base in Hawaii by Japanese carrier-based fighter planes and bombers....

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A Thanksgiving Turkey Named Harry – November 24, 1999

  – CBS World News Roundup – Late Edition – November 24, 1999 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – November 24th in 1999 was a Wednesday, and the day before Thanksgiving. And so news for this day had much to do with the crush of traffic on highways and to...

In 1948 Schools Were Overcrowded  – Past Daily Reference Room 0

In 1948 Schools Were Overcrowded – Past Daily Reference Room

  – CBS Radio – Cross Section: USA – Federal Aid To Public Schools – May 29, 1948 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – In 1948, President Truman introduced several programs dealing with Social issues – among them was Federal Aid to Education. Along with Health (a plan for Universal...

The Lt. Calley Case – April 8, 1971 2

The Lt. Calley Case – April 8, 1971

. . . or click on the link here for Audio Player – The Lt. Calley Case – NBC Radio – April 8, 1971 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection In what was one of most widely publicized and discussed episodes of the Vietnam War came in the form of an...

Otherwise Uninhabited – Iwo Jima – February 25, 1945 0

Otherwise Uninhabited – Iwo Jima – February 25, 1945

. . . or click on the link here for Audio Player – The Story Behind The Headlines – February 25, 1945 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection Seventy years ago today, on February 25th, 1945 news was crammed with reports of great advances in Europe. The Allied armies were on the...

Vietnam And After – February 12, 1968 – Past Daily Reference Room 0

Vietnam And After – February 12, 1968 – Past Daily Reference Room

. . . or click on the link here for Audio Player – NBC Radio – Vietnam And After – February 1, 1968 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection By 1968, the tide of public opinion was shifting dramatically against the war in Vietnam. Seen by many as a pointless excursion...

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Meanwhile . . .Back In Monrovia – August 5, 1990

Click on the link here for Audio Player – ABC Information Network News – August 5, 1990 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection News for this August 5th in 1990 was unsettling, taken with a grain of salt accompanied by shrugged shoulders. While the situation in Kuwait was achieving uncertainty, U.S....