Tagged: Viet-Cong

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Youth Culture In Protest – 1970 – Past Daily Reference Room

Kup’s Show- Youth In Protest – April 6, 1970 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – With events surrounding the mass killings last week at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High in Florida fresh in peoples minds, and with the growing protests, gaining momentum and sweeping throughout the country, many people have been...

Bombing The North – June 29, 1966 0

Bombing The North – June 29, 1966

. . . or click on the link here for Audio Player – NBC Radio – Bombs In the North – Special Report – June 29, 1966 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection. On this day, 49 years ago – the Vietnam War escalated one more notch. In what was known...

‘Remain Calm And Put Down Your Arms’ – April 29, 1975 0

‘Remain Calm And Put Down Your Arms’ – April 29, 1975

. . . or click on the link here for audio Play – CBS Radio – News, Bulletins and Specials – April 29, 1975 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection. 40 years ago today, on April 29, 1975 the war in Vietnam came to an end. In an address to the...

Escape From Danang – March 27, 1975 0

Escape From Danang – March 27, 1975

. . . or click on the link here for Audio Player – NBC Nightly News – March 27, 1975 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection. As the odyssey of Vietnam wound up the last remaining weeks, the panic spread and the evacuations continued. This time is was Danang; second largest...

Icicle Works – Live At The Watershed, Bristol – 1985 – Nights At The Roundtable: Concert Edition 0

Icicle Works – Live At The Watershed, Bristol – 1985 – Nights At The Roundtable: Concert Edition

. . . or click on the link here for Audio Player – Icicle Works – live The Watershed, Bristol – May 25, 1985 – BBC 6 Music I remember when Icicle Works came out with their first album, via Arista here in the U.S. – and then they disappeared....

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Eyeball-Deep In Vietnam – A Robert McNamara Press Conference – June 16, 1965 – Past Daily Reference Room

Click on the link here for Audio Player – Sec. of Defense Robert McNamara – Press briefing – ABC Radio – June 16, 1965 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection Briefings like these were starting to become a regular occurrence during the Vietnam War. Bolstering confidence, pushing an agenda, pleading a...

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If It’s July 18, 1965 – It Must Be Vietnam

Click on the link here for Audio Player: News for July 18, 1965 – WOR-AM, New York – Gordon Skene Sound Collection News reports on the war in Vietnam were coming with such regularity in 1965 as to almost make the news humdrum and monotonous. So the news for this...

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The Fog Of Uncertainty – Vietnam – June 21, 1966

Click on the link here for Audio Player – Eric Sevareid Commentary on Vietnam – June 21, 1966 On this day in 1966, mainstream media was still putting an upbeat face on the Vietnam War. Reports of  flagging morale by the Viet-Cong and defectors to the South were outnumbering defectors...