Tagged: Vietnam

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January 22, 1969 – The Nixon Era – Foreign Policy

January 22, 1969 – Newsfront – News + Nixon’s Foreign Policy – EEN – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – January 22,1969 – The first few days of a Nixon White House – the changes were coming in. One of Richard Nixon’s big campaign promises was ending the war in Vietnam...

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“We Believe. . .That Peace Is At Hand” – Henry Kissinger – October 26, 1972

Henry Kissinger – Press Conference on Vietnam – October 26, 1972 Part 1 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Henry Kissinger – Press Conference on Vietnam – October 26, 1972 Part 2 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – October 26, 1972. A surprise announcement that an end to the War...

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October 13, 1972 – Bubbling Peace, Brewing Scandal

October 13, 1972; a lot happening that didn’t seem all that earth shattering at the time, but which wound up becoming game changers in our country’s history. News began with the Peace efforts over the Vietnam War and the major obstacles blocking a settlement. For the previous several days there...

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August 22, 1988 – The Quayle Factor

  August 22, 1988 – CBS World News Roundup – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – August 22, 1988 – ironically also a Monday. News from Poland was looking ominous as some 70,000 workers went on strike. The strike took place at the Gdansk Shipyard, the place the Solidarity Movement began...

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July 25, 1966 – Our Summer Of Discontent

July 25, 1966 – The World Tonight – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Summer in the city and the summer of discontent. A Summer of scarring and scorching, this July 25, 1966. Starting with news on the matter of Civil Rights and the exploding violence and rage in cities all...

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June 7, 1950 – Politics And Occupation

June 7, 1950 – Report From Tokyo – Robert Martin, CBS News – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – June 7, 1950 – Coming up on 5 years since American forces began occupying Japan. Five years since Gen. MacArthur took charge of the revamping and reconstruction of Japan – reshaped the...

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May 31, 1978 – Thanks For The Invasion, No Thanks For The Inflation

May 31, 1978 – The World Tonight – CBS Radio – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – May 31, 1978 – Last day of May and a gloomy one at home and abroad. Starting with news that inflation fears were worse than first expected. The April Price Index was, as some...