Tagged: Vladimir Putin

Jesse Jackson and freed US Servicemen

May 2, 1999 – Sighs Of Relief – Release Of US Servicemen In Kosovo

May 2, 1999 – NPR Weekend Edition News – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – May 2, 1999 – Sighs of relief, this day in 1999. Three U.S. servicemen, captured by the Yugoslav Army in Kosovo, were released after negotiations between Yugoslav officials and Jesse Jackson were successful. The three servicemen;...

Konrad Adenauer

Konrad Adenauer And Cold-War Germany – 1960 – Past Daily Reference Room

Konrad Adenauer – Meet The Press – March 20, 1960 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – West German Chancellor Konrad Adenauer, oldest elected Statesman ever to function in office (according to British historian Roy Jenkins) was in Washington ahead of the much-anticipated Summit between President Eisenhower and Chairman Khruschev of...

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...

The Japanese House

The Japanese House – In session at Best Kept Secret Festival – 2017 – Past Daily Soundbooth

The Japanese House – in session at Best Kept Secret Festival – June 16, 2017 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – There are days when you desperately need something to put it all in perspective – something not determined to increase the voltage in your seat or drive you vacant,...

Iran-Iraq Ceasefire talks at UN

August 8, 1988 – Hoping For A Ceasefire In Iran-Iraq War

August 8, 1988 – BBC World Service News – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – August 8, 1988 – A day where fingers were crossed at the UN – Secretary General Perez de Cuéllar expressed hopes that a date for a ceasefire in the almost-decade-long Iran-Iraq War would be announced by...

Anatoly Sharansky

July 10, 1978 – A Dissident On Trial In Moscow – Anatoly Sharansky Faces Death Sentence

July 10, 1978 – The World Tonight – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – July 10, 1978. News for this day was about trials in Moscow. The world expected two Dissidents to go on trial. Instead, there were four. Jewish dissident Anatoly Sharansky declared he was innocent of all charges brought...

Nixon and Brezhnev 1974

July 6, 1974 – Nixon Heads To Moscow – Kissinger Heads To Rome – Opium Poppies Bloom Again In Turkey

  July 6, 1974 – CBS Radio: The World This Week – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – July 6, 1974 – Nixon and The Moscow Summit. A month before his unprecedented resignation, President Nixon went to Moscow to meet with Soviet Premier Leonid Brezhnev to discuss a range of issues...

President Kennedy - arrival at Andrews Air Force Base

June 6, 1961 – President Kennedy Arrives Home From Europe

President Kennedy Arrive at Andrews Airforce Base – June 6, 1961 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – President Kennedy, touched down at Andrews Airforce Base, this June 6, 1961, completing his first tour of Europe as President. Essentially a visit with Soviet Premier Khrushchev in Vienna, Kennedy made stops in...